# Melissa is 24 years younger than Joyce. In 2 years, Joyce will be 3 times as old as Melissa will be then. How old are they now?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 24, 2018

Joyce is currently 34 and Melissa is 10

#### Explanation:

Let

Then

Therefore in 2 years time, Joyce's age is

Now, it tells you that Joyce will be 3 times as old as Melissa

Therefore, Joyce is currently 34 and Melissa is 10