# SOLUTION: In 2011, skateboarding legend Micheal Jordan's age was twice that of Olympic Star Lebron James minus 0 years. The sum of their ages in 2011 was 72. How old were Micheal and Lebron

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Age Word Problems Question 503656: In 2011, skateboarding legend Micheal Jordan's age was twice that of Olympic Star Lebron James minus 0 years. The sum of their ages in 2011 was 72. How old were Micheal and Lebron in 2011?Answer by stanbon(57967)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!In 2011, skateboarding legend Micheal Jordan's age was twice that of Olympic Star Lebron James minus 0 years. The sum of their ages in 2011 was 72. How old were Micheal and Lebron in 2011? ----------------- Equations: m = 2j m + j = 72 ------------------- Substitute for "m" and solve for "j": 2j + j = 72 3j = 72 j = 24 (Lebron's age in 2011) --- Solve for "m": m + j = 72 m + 24 = 72 ------------ m = 48 (Jordan's age in 2011) --------------- Cheers, Stan H. ===============