# John is 5 years older than Mary. In 10 years, twice John's age decreased by Mary's age is 35, and John's age will be twice Mary's current age. How do you find their ages now?

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Sep 24, 2015

#### Answer:

John is 20 and Mary is 15 now.

#### Explanation:

Let

Check:

Also in ten years John's age will be twice Mary's current age: