Carlos and Nevaeh are both the same age.
Carlos multiplied his age by five, subtracted two then multiplied the answer by four.
Nevaeh multiplied her age by nineteen then added four
Carlos and Nevaeh arrived at the same answer as each other.
How old are Carlos and Nevaeh?
Topics: Starter  Algebra  Simultaneous Equations
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Let Carlos and Nevaeh be x years old.
4(5x  2) = 19x + 4
20x  8 = 19x + 4
x = 12
Carlos and Nevaeh are both twelve years old.
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