Tyler and Alyssa are both the same age.
Tyler multiplied his age by five, subtracted three then multiplied the answer by three.
Alyssa multiplied her age by fourteen then added five
Tyler and Alyssa arrived at the same answer as each other.
How old are Tyler and Alyssa?
Topics: Starter  Algebra  Simultaneous Equations
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Let Tyler and Alyssa be x years old.
3(5x  3) = 14x + 5
15x  9 = 14x + 5
x = 14
Tyler and Alyssa are both fourteen years old.
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