daviddivin
Frank is now 24 years older than his daughter Judy. In three years the sum of their ages will be 96. How old is Frank now?
Delete
Share
This Question is Open
shamim
Best Response
You've already chosen the best response.
0
let the age of daughter is\[x\]
shamim
Best Response
You've already chosen the best response.
0
so age of frank is\[x+24\]
dan815
Best Response
You've already chosen the best response.
0
hey
shamim
Best Response
You've already chosen the best response.
0
after 3 yrs age of daughter will b \[x+3\]
shamim
Best Response
You've already chosen the best response.
0
after 3 yrs age of frank will b\[x+24+3\]
shamim
Best Response
You've already chosen the best response.
0
after 3 yrs their total age will b\[x+3+x+24+3=96\]
shamim
Best Response
You've already chosen the best response.
0
now solve it
Merps
Best Response
You've already chosen the best response.
0
that's a lot of solving .-.
Merps
Best Response
You've already chosen the best response.
0
why're you using that formula in this?
dan815
Best Response
You've already chosen the best response.
0
oh sry i didnt see the 3 yrs
dan815
Best Response
You've already chosen the best response.
0
|dw:1371732397431:dw|
dan815
Best Response
You've already chosen the best response.
0
this is 3 years after
dan815
Best Response
You've already chosen the best response.
0
so 60-3 = the age of frank right now
Shames
Best Response
You've already chosen the best response.
1
|dw:1371774802818:dw|
johnweldon1993
Best Response
You've already chosen the best response.
2
I would do...
Frank = Judy + 24
F = J + 24
In 3 years their sum will be 96 so
(F + 3) + (J + 3) = 96
we know F = J + 24 so
J + 24 + 3 + J + 3 = 96
J + J = 2J
2J + 24 + 3 + 3 = 96
2J + 30 = 96
2J = 66
J = 33
Judy is 33 and Frank is
33 + 24 = 57
so judy = 33 and frank = 57