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2016-02-03T13:43:38+08:00
Roel's age: x
Mother's age: x + 24

Equation:
(x) + (x+24) = 30

2x + 24 = 30

2x = 30 - 24

2x/2 = 6/2

x = 3

Substitute 3 for x:
Roel's age: x = 3
Mother's age: 3 + 24 = 27

ANSWER: Mother is 27 years old and Roel is 3 years old.

Check:

27 + 3 = 30
30 = 30  (True)
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