Jacob is seven years younger than twice Elizabeth's age. The sum of three times Jacob's age and two times Elizabeth's te is 19, How old is Jacob?

Guest May 21, 2021

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we can say Jacob's age is J, and Elizabeth's age is E. this means

2E-7=J

3J+2E=19

subtract the 1st equation from the secnd:

3J+7=19-J

4J=12

J=$\boxed{3}$

SparklingWater2 May 21, 2021