Aidan and Angelina are both the same age.
Aidan multiplied his age by two, subtracted one then multiplied the answer by five.
Angelina multiplied her age by nine then added six
Aidan and Angelina arrived at the same answer as each other.
How old are Aidan and Angelina?
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Let Aidan and Angelina be x years old.
5(2x  1) = 9x + 6
10x  5 = 9x + 6
x = 11
Aidan and Angelina are both eleven years old.
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