# SOLUTION: The sum of 6 times John's age and 5 times Mary's age is 150. John is 2 years less than twice as old as Mary. Find each of their ages.

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 Question 114748: The sum of 6 times John's age and 5 times Mary's age is 150. John is 2 years less than twice as old as Mary. Find each of their ages.Answer by awang1996(50)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The sum of 6 times John's age and 5 times Mary's age is 150. John is 2 years less than twice as old as Mary. Find each of their ages. 6j+5m=150 j=2m-2 6(2m-2)+5m=150 12m-12+5m=150 17m-12=150 17m=162 m=approximetally 10 j=approximetally 18