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Alex is 12 years older than George  Carl is three times older than Alex  The sum of their ages is 68  Find the ratio of George's age to Carl's age.

 Jan 19, 2020
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Alex = G+ 12

Carl = 3 * (G+ 12)

 

Added together = 68

 

G    +    G+12    +  3*(G+12) = 68         Solve for   'G'

 

Then ratio George to Carl    is     G / (3*(G+12)  

 Jan 19, 2020

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