Lee is

Lee is 8 years more than twice Park's age, 4 years ago, Lee was three times as old. How old was Lee 4 years ago?

Result

l =  36

Solution:


l = 3p
l+4 = 8 + 2*(p+4)

l-3p = 0
l-2p = 12

l = 36
p = 12

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