1.9 Age Problems


A log cabin quilt is 24 years old and a friendship quilt is 6 years old. In how may years will the log cabin quilt be three times as old as the friendship quilt?


 


 


 


 

A is now 34 years old, and B is 4 years old. In how many years will A be twice as old as B?


 


 


 


 

A boy is 10 years older than his brother. In 4 years he will be twice as old as his brother. Find the present age of each.


 


 


 


 

A marble bust is 25 years old, and a terra-cotta bust is 85 years old. In how many years will the terra-cotta bust be three times as old as the marble bust?


 


 


 


 

The sum of Clyde and Wendy’s age is 64. In four years, Wendy will be three times as old as Clyde. How old are they now?


 


 


 


 

Diane is 23 years older than her daughter Amy. In 6 years Diane will be twice as old as Amy. How old are they now?


 


 


 


 

The sum of the ages of a china plate and a glass plate is 16 years. Four years ago the china plate was three times the age of the glass plate. Find the present age of each plate.


 


 


 


 

A man’s age is 36 and that of his daughter is 3 years. In how many years will the man be 4 times as old as his daughter?


 


 


 


 

Chelsea’s age is double Daniel’s age. Eight years ago the sum of their ages was 32. How old are they now?


 


 


 


 


 

A father is 4 times as old as his son. In 20 years the father will be twice as old as his son. Find the present age of each.