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September 11th, 2007, 10:44 PM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Sep 2007 Posts: 4 Thanks: 0  word problem
X year before age of the father is 40 years. What is the age of father after Y years.

September 12th, 2007, 01:41 PM  #2 
Member Joined: Aug 2007 From: turkey Posts: 57 Thanks: 0 
sorry my english is bad now father age is (a) ax=40 a=40+x a+y=? ?=40+x+y final answer is 40+x+y 
September 12th, 2007, 04:08 PM  #3 
Global Moderator Joined: Dec 2006 Posts: 20,370 Thanks: 2007 
That may be right, but the question is ambiguous.

September 13th, 2007, 03:40 AM  #4 
Member Joined: Aug 2007 From: turkey Posts: 57 Thanks: 0 
my answer is true

September 13th, 2007, 04:14 AM  #5 
Senior Member Joined: Dec 2006 Posts: 1,111 Thanks: 0 
True for a certain interpretation of the question, but there are several possible interpretations of the original question.

September 13th, 2007, 04:23 AM  #6 
Member Joined: Aug 2007 From: turkey Posts: 57 Thanks: 0  ı dont understand you my english is not enuogh for cheat 

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