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asapbleh
 3 years ago
A movie star, unwilling to give his age, posed the following riddle to a gossip columnist: "Seven years ago, I was eleven times as old as my daughter. Now I am four times as old as she is. " How old is the movie star?
asapbleh
 3 years ago
A movie star, unwilling to give his age, posed the following riddle to a gossip columnist: "Seven years ago, I was eleven times as old as my daughter. Now I am four times as old as she is. " How old is the movie star?

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sampatho2
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1If you take his present age as x and his daughters age as y x=4y (his present age is 4 times that of his daughters) and also x7=11*(y7) (from what he said about his age 7 years ago) solve these two equations you will get the answer

asapbleh
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok i will now try to solve

asapbleh
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I have solved the equation you have gave me. I got y(daughter) as 12 years old present time, x(movie star) as 48 years old present time, this does not seem to be the correct answer because I have looked in the book and it is different?

sampatho2
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the answer should be 40

asapbleh
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes, how did you get 40 as your answer?

sampatho2
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1just by solving the equation I gave

asapbleh
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x=4y x7=11y(y7) 4y7=11y77 84=7y 12=y 48=x

sampatho2
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1it wont be 84 = 7y it would be 70=7y

asapbleh
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oyeah, lol how could of i got basic math wrong. thankyou for your help, it was very much appreciated. mind helping me with one more problem?

sampatho2
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you are welcome. Sorry I have to leave. Good luck with you question. Bye...
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