# Raul is 5 years older than twice Carlos' age. The sum of their ages is 101. How old is Carlos?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 22, 2017

32 years old

#### Explanation:

Let's create an algebraic equation for this problem.

We'll use the variable *c* for Carlos' age.

c = Carlos' age

Together, their ages equal 101.

Carlos is 32 years old.