# Question #51db4

##### 2 Answers

Christianson is 18 years old and Yroak is 12 years old.

#### Explanation:

Christianson is now 6 years less than twice the age of Yroak.

At 9 years age, Christianson was 3 times as old as Yroak. This means Yroak was 3 years old then. Let us assume that this was

Eliminate

Comparing (1) and (2)

Therfore,

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#### Explanation:

Let yroak's age be

Hence we will used yroak age as the basis, to interpret the rest statement..

Christianson is now

Bu since yroak's age was twice, hence the expression is;

Expression:

**Is it nine years ago or nine years after???**

Well I'll interpret it separately..

Christianson was 3 times as old as yroak

If its' **For Nine years ago**

yroak's age

Christianson's age

If its' **For Nine years after**

yroak's age

Christianson's age

Remember yroak's age still remains unknown

We will equate both ages together...

Expanding the brackets..

Simplifying..

Collecting like terms..

Expanding the bracket..

Simplifying..

**Please rephrased the statement!**