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Jordan and Brooke

Jordan and Brooke are both the same age.

Jordan multiplied his age by two, subtracted one then multiplied the answer by four.

Brooke multiplied her age by seven then added six

Jordan and Brooke arrived at the same answer as each other.

How old are Jordan and Brooke?

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