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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  • Step-by-step explanation:

    [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]