Bill is twice as old as his brother Dan. 12 years ago, Bill was eight times as old as Dan was. How old is Bill now?

Bill is 12 years old.

If Bill is 12 now, then 12 years ago Bill was 0. How is that 8 times as old as Dan.

B = 2D

(B – 12) = 8 • (D – 12)

(2D – 12) = 8D – 96

84 = 6D

Dan = 14

Bill = 2D

Bill = 28 now and Dan is 14 now 12 years ago they were 16 and 2

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