Ann's age today = x + 5

Baily's age in 3 years = x + 3

Ann's age in 3 years = x + 5

In three years, Ann will be twice as old as Baily = 2(x + 3)

x + 8 = 2(x + 3)

x + 8 = 2x + 6

x = 2

x + 5 = 7

Ann's age = 7

Mel C.

asked • 10/18/14A. Write an equation for Ann's age today.

B. Write an expression for Baily's age in three years.

C. Write an expression for Ann's age in three years.

D. Write an equation that represents the statement "In three years, Ann will be twice as old as Baily."

E. Solve the equation. How old is Ann today?

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Ann's age today = x + 5

Baily's age in 3 years = x + 3

Ann's age in 3 years = x + 5

In three years, Ann will be twice as old as Baily = 2(x + 3)

x + 8 = 2(x + 3)

x + 8 = 2x + 6

x = 2

x + 5 = 7

Ann's age = 7

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