# Rose is two thirds as old as Johnny, in 5yrs the sum of their ages will be 50yrs, how do you find their present ages?

##### 1 Answer

Sep 4, 2015

Rose is 16

Johnny is 24

#### Explanation:

Define

We are told

and

Multiplying [2] by 2

Adding [1] and [3]

Dividing [4] by

Substituting