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# How old are Tom and Jerry now when Tom is three times older than Jerry but in 4 years time Jerry will be twice as old as Tom showing work?

Updated: 9/25/2023

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9y ago

Let Jerry = x and and Tom = 3x

But in four years time: (3x+4) = 2(x+4)

So: 3x+4 = 2x+8 => x = 4

Their ages now are therefore: Tom is 12 years and Jerry is 4 years

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Q: How old are Tom and Jerry now when Tom is three times older than Jerry but in 4 years time Jerry will be twice as old as Tom showing work?
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