Jayden and Haley are both the same age.
Jayden multiplied his age by three, subtracted four then multiplied the answer by two.
Haley multiplied her age by five then added five
Jayden and Haley arrived at the same answer as each other.
How old are Jayden and Haley?
Topics: Starter  Algebra  Simultaneous Equations
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Let Jayden and Haley be x years old.
2(3x  4) = 5x + 5
6x  8 = 5x + 5
x = 13
Jayden and Haley are both thirteen years old.
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