the age of a mother is three times that of her son. after 5 years sum of their ages will be 50 years. Express it as a linear equation in two variables.
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the age of a mother is three times that of her son. after 5 years sum of their ages will be 50 years. Express it as a linear equation in two variables.
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[tex]s\text{age of son}\\m\text{mother's age}\\3s\text{mother's age}\\\\\boxed{m=3s}\\\\(s+5)\text{age of son after 5 years}\\(m+5)\text{mother's age after 5 years}\\50\text{sum of their ages}\\\\\boxed{(s+5)+(m+5)=50}[/tex]