in six years rose will be two times as old as anne. Four years ago, anne was one third the age of rose. how old are they now
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in six years rose will be two times as old as anne. Four years ago, anne was one third the age of rose. how old are they now
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1. User Answers PollyP52
Answer:
Rose is 34.
Anne is 14.
Stepbystep explanation:
Let rose be x years age now and anne be y years old now. Then:
x + 6 = 2 (y + 6)
x  4 = 3(y  4)
Subtracting:
6  4 = 2y + 12  (3y  12)
10 =  y + 24
y = 14
y = 14
Substituting for y:
x + 6 = 2(14+6)
x = 40  6 = 34.