1. ## age

jeremy's dad is 6 times as old as jeremy is now. In 6 years, jeremy's dad will 4.125 times as old as jeremy will be then. What is jeremy's age now, in years.

2. Originally Posted by ronaldj
jeremy's dad is 6 times as old as jeremy is now. In 6 years, jeremy's dad will 4.125 times as old as jeremy will be then. What is jeremy's age now, in years.
let jeremys age be y
let his dad age be x

$x = 6y$ jeremy's dad is 6 times as old as jeremy

$x+ 6 = 4.125 (y+6)$ in 6 years, jeremy's dad will 4.125 times as old as jeremy will be then

solve these two equations