MATH SOLVE

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# 3 years ago the sum of ages of father and his son was 54 years. After 3 years the father's age will be double age of son's age after 9 years. Find the present ages of father and son.β

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Answer:Father is 41 years old and son is 13 years old. Step-by-step explanation:Set father is x years old, and son is y years old 3 years ago.x+y=54x+3=2(y+9) x+3=2y+18 x+y=54-) x-2y=15--------------------- 3y=39 y=13, x=41