Age Word Problems - Concept

Concept Concept (1)

Setting up a system of equations is usually effective when solving age word problems involving the ages of two people. Knowing how to solve systems of equations is necessary to solve these types of problems. Other types of word problems involving systems of equations include mixture problems, money word problems, work word problems and rate word problems.

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Age Word Problems - Problem 1

A father is 26 years older than his daughter. In 4 years, the father will be 2 more than 5 times her age.

Find each of their ages.
Problem 1
How to solve word problems about the ages of two people if given their future ages.
Age Word Problems - Problem 2

Zach is 4 years older than Nico. 6 years ago, Zach's age was twice Nico's age.

How old are they now?
Problem 2
How to solve word problems about the ages of two people if given their past ages.
Age Word Problems - Problem 3
Problem 3
Techniques for solving word problems that involve changing relative ages