# Twice Beyonce's age plus Jay-Z's age is 101. Beyonce's age plus 3 times Jay-Z's age is 413. How old is Beyonce?

##### 1 Answer

May 19, 2018

#### Explanation:

We can solve this using a system of equations. If we call Beyonce's age

If we first multiply the top by 1 and the bottom by 2, we can solve for

Subtracting the two, we find that