Sender: "Jean & Larry Brandemuehl"
Subject: word problem

Mark passed 1/6 of his life in childhood, 1/12 in youth, and 1/7 more as a bachelor. Five years after his marriage, there was born a son who died four years before his father, at half his father's (final) age. How old was Mark when he died?

Please show us how to do this problem.


I drew a pcture, I almost always draw a picture. If Mark died at the age of A years then his "life-line" was



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