This is just a fun math question to solve, I don't really need help

A Student asks a teacher "how old are you?" The teacher responds by saying "If I was your age, you would be 3, and when you are my age, I will be 63" how old is the teacher currently?

~~If you want the answer here it is:~~

*The teacher's age is 43 and the student's age is 23*

doorknoob Apr 23, 2019

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Let the student's age = S

Let the difference in their ages = D

So...

The student's age now minus the difference in their ages = 3....and....when the student is the teachers age, the teacher will be 63....so.....the teacher's age now must be (S + D) .....and in D years.....the student will be S + D years old and the teacher will be (S + D) + D years old........so....

S - D = 3

(S + D) + D = 66 simplify

S - D = 3

S + 2D = 63 subtract the first equation from the second

3D = 60

D = 20

S - D = 3

S = 20 + 3 = 23

And the teacher's age = 23 + 20 = 43

CPhill Apr 23, 2019