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Jon is 14 years older than Philip.Two years from now,Jon will be 3 times as old as Philip.How old is each now?

 Mar 2, 2020

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J = 14 + P

 

J+2 = 3 (P+2)           Sub in J = 14 + P

14 + P      + 2    =   3P  + 6

16+P   = 3P + 6

10       = 2P

P = 5                  then J = 14+P = 19 

 Mar 2, 2020
 #1
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Best Answer

J = 14 + P

 

J+2 = 3 (P+2)           Sub in J = 14 + P

14 + P      + 2    =   3P  + 6

16+P   = 3P + 6

10       = 2P

P = 5                  then J = 14+P = 19 

ElectricPavlov Mar 2, 2020

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