# How do you determine Nadia's age if we're given that Nadia’s father is 36 and is 16 years older than four times Nadia’s age?

##### 1 Answer

May 22, 2018

**Nadia is #5# years old.**

#### Explanation:

Let

When it says "is", that means equals, or

"16 years older" means

"four times Nadia's age" means

So

We can now solve for

First, subtract

Divide both sides by

Therefore, **Nadia is #5# years old.**

Hope this helps!