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In 72 years, Sal will be 3 times as old as he is today (although he might not be... um... capable of doing much). How old is Sal today?These classic questions have plagued philosophers through the ages. Actually, they haven't. But they have plagued algebra students! Even though few people ask questions like this in the real-world, these are strangely enjoyable problems.

Topics: Algebra, General Mathematics
Cost: Free

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In 72 years, Sal will be 3 times as old as he is today (although he might not be... um... capable of doing much). How old is Sal today?These classic questions have plagued philosophers through the ages. Actually, they haven't. But they have plagued algebra students! Even though few people ask questions like this in the real-world, these are strangely enjoyable problems.

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  • Days of the Week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Level of Difficulty: All Levels
  • Size: One-on-One
  • Instructor: Sal Khan
  • Cost: Free
  • Institution: Khan Academy
  • Topics: Algebra, General Mathematics

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About Khan Academy: Khan Academy is an organization on a mission. Khan Academy is a not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere.

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