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In 4 years, Harry’s age will be the same as Jim’s age is now. In 2 years, Jim will be twice as old as Harry will be. Find their ages now.

 Sep 20, 2020
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H + 4 = J

J + 2 = 2(H + 2)  so J = 2H  + 2   Put this in the first equation:

 

H + 4 = 2H  + 2  so   H = 2,  Hence J = 6.

 Sep 20, 2020

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