# When asked how old is she, Reema replied, "In two years I will be twice as old as I was five years ago." How old is she?

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When asked how old is she, Reema replied, "In two years I will be twice as old as I was five years ago." How old is she?
posted Oct 4, 2014

Let current age of Reema is x years.
according to question,
after two years Reema's age=(x + 2)
and five years ago Reema's age=(x -5)

SO,
according o condition,
2 * ( x - 5) = (x +2 )
2x-10=x +2
2x-x =2+10
x=12

``````hence Reema's current age=x=12 years
``````
answer Oct 30, 2014
+1 vote

x+2 = 2*(x-5)
x+2=2*x-10
x = 12 .

answer Mar 15, 2016

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