# Ansh is 8 years younger than Ryan, Ryan is three times as old as David, David is x years old. How old are they?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 27, 2016

a) David is

b) Ryan is

c) Ansh is

#### Explanation:

We can use the variables

We know:

1)

2)

3)

Substituting equation 3) for the

4)

And substituting equation 4) for the

5)

Therefore the ages of the 3 state in terms of

a) David is

b) Ryan is

c) Ansh is