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Kim is 7 years older than May. If three times Kim's age plus 5 times May's age is equal to 165, what are the ages of Kim and May?

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  1. k = m +7

    3(m+7) + 5 m = 165

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  2. Kim is x+7years and May is x years old. So 3(x+7) + 5x = 165. 8x + 21 = 165. 8X= 144 X= 18. So Kim is 18+7 which is 25years and May is 18years

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