# SOLUTION: Paul's age is six less than twice Lucien's age. Two years ago, the sum of their age was 29. How old is Lucien?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Evaluation Word Problems Question 186309: Paul's age is six less than twice Lucien's age. Two years ago, the sum of their age was 29. How old is Lucien?Answer by feliz1965(151)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Paul's age now = 2x - 6 Lucien's age now = x Paul's age 2 years ago = (2x - 6) - 2 Lucien's age 2 years ago = x - 2 (2x - 6) - 2 + x - 2 = 29 3x - 10 = 29 3x = 10 + 29 3x = 39 x = 39/3 x = 13 Lucien is 13 years old.