Amy's age is 5years less than her brother's age. If three times her brother's age is increased by amy's age, the result is 51.Find their ages.
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Originally Posted by Mr.Green Amy's age is 5years less than her brother's age. If three times her brother's age is increased by amy's age, the result is 51.Find their ages. Good old word problems. Let x = Amy's bro's age Let x-5 = Amy's age (5 yrs less than her bro) Let 3x = 3 times her bro's age Let 51 = total ages 3x + (x-5)=51 Can you finish?
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