Richard and Aaliyah are both the same age.
Richard multiplied his age by two, subtracted four then multiplied the answer by four.
Aaliyah multiplied her age by seven then added two
Richard and Aaliyah arrived at the same answer as each other.
How old are Richard and Aaliyah?
Topics: Starter  Algebra  Simultaneous Equations
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Let Richard and Aaliyah be x years old.
4(2x  4) = 7x + 2
8x  16 = 7x + 2
x = 18
Richard and Aaliyah are both eighteen years old.
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