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# Age of two people ?

Penelope is a years old and odie is b years old. Odie is just two years short of being 3 times Penelope's age. What is the value of b in terms of a?

A)2a+3

B)3a

C)3a-2

D)3a+2

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- King LeoLv 72 months ago
Penelope’s age = a

Odie’s age = b

in two years time Odie’s age = b + 2 and this age is three times Penelope’s age today.

∴

b + 2 = 3a

b = 3a - 2

━━━━ answer ( C )

- KrishnamurthyLv 72 months ago
Penelope is a years old and Odie is b years old.

Odie is just two years short of being 3 times Penelope's age.

What is the value of b in terms of a?

C) 3a - 2

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