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Two years ago, Jane was twice as old as John. If the sum of their ages 5 years from now will be 44 years, calculate their present ages.
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Two years ago, Jane was twice as old as John. If the sum of their ages 5 years from now will be 44 years, calculate their present ages.
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John currently= x+2
jane currently =2x+2
(2x+2) + (x+2) + 10 = 44
2x+x+4+10=44
3x + 14 = 44
3x =30
John x = 10 + 2 = 12years
Jane 2x= 20 + 2 =22years
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