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John's present age is five years more than thrice the present age of his son. Five Years hence, John's age will be fifteen years more than twice the age of his son at that time. Find the present age of John and his son.

J=3*S +5
J+5=15+2*(S+5)

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    Son's age is 15
    Father's age is 50

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