Got Homework?
Connect with other students for help. It's a free community.
Here's the question you clicked on:
← 55 members online
 0 viewing
sws._.
Group Title
William is 12 years older than Ben. Nineteen years ago, William was 3 times as old as Ben.How old is Ben now?
 2 years ago
 2 years ago
sws._. Group Title
William is 12 years older than Ben. Nineteen years ago, William was 3 times as old as Ben.How old is Ben now?
 2 years ago
 2 years ago

This Question is Open

micahwood50 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Set up equations.\[W = B+12\]\[W19 = 3B  19\]Now solve for B.
 2 years ago

sws._. Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so my equation would be B+1219=3B19?
 2 years ago

micahwood50 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Correct. I'm not sure if I am right, though. According to equations, Ben doesn't exist 19 years ago...
 2 years ago

micahwood50 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Bump your question to get more helps.
 2 years ago

sws._. Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh okay thanks :]
 2 years ago

Fellowroot Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
you need to bump harder
 2 years ago
See more questions >>>
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.