Father and son

Father is three times older than his son. Twelve years ago, the father was nine times more senior than the son. How old are father and son?

Correct answer:

x =  48
y =  16

Step-by-step explanation:

x=3y x12=9(y12)  x=3 y x12=9 (y12)  x3y=0 x9y=96  Row2Row1Row2 x3y=0 6y=96  y=696=16 x=0+3y=0+3 16=48  x=48 y=16

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Math student
when I was 11 my father was 35 year old. Now, father has three times older then me. How old is she? pls solution the problem

4 years ago  18 Likes
Arindam Dutta
How can answer be done for class 4 kids.

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