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In 2 years orgo will be twice as old as he was 5 years ago. How old is he now?

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Sep 23rd, 2014

Let him be is x years old now. So in two years he will be x+2 years old. Five years ago he was x-5. We know that x+2=2(x-5), so x+2=2x-10, so x=12

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