# John's present age to Andrew's present age is 3:1. In 6 years time, the ratio of John's age to Andrew's age will be 5:2. What is John's present age?

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May 21, 2015

Call x the present age of John, and y, age of Andrew

We have 2 equations

(1) x = 3y

(2)

Present age of Andrew:

Present age of John: