Eric and Andrea are both the same age.
Eric multiplied his age by three, subtracted four then multiplied the answer by five.
Andrea multiplied her age by fourteen then added six
Eric and Andrea arrived at the same answer as each other.
How old are Eric and Andrea?
Topics: Starter  Algebra  Simultaneous Equations
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Let Eric and Andrea be x years old.
5(3x  4) = 14x + 6
15x  20 = 14x + 6
x = 26
Eric and Andrea are both twenty six years old.
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