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# I am x years old and my brother is 3 years older. How old was my brother last ye...

### Question

I am x years old and my brother is 3 years older. How old was my brother last year?

### Options

A) (x - 4) years

B) (x + 2) years

C) (3x - 1) years

D) (3x + 1) years

### Explanation:

My age = x; My brother's age $$= (3 + x)$$
Last year, brother's age $$= 3 + x - 1 = 2 + x$$
$$= (x + 2)$$ years

## Dicussion (1)

• My age = x; My brother's age $$= (3 + x)$$
Last year, brother's age $$= 3 + x - 1 = 2 + x$$
$$= (x + 2)$$ years