Xavier and Jocelyn are both the same age.
Xavier multiplied his age by three, subtracted two then multiplied the answer by five.
Jocelyn multiplied her age by fourteen then added five
Xavier and Jocelyn arrived at the same answer as each other.
How old are Xavier and Jocelyn?
Topics: Starter  Algebra  Simultaneous Equations
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Let Xavier and Jocelyn be x years old.
5(3x  2) = 14x + 5
15x  10 = 14x + 5
x = 15
Xavier and Jocelyn are both fifteen years old.
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