Freddie is five times as old as elena, but in four years, he will be 8 years more than thrice as old as her. Find the age of each now. Let x= elena's age now 5x=freddie's age now

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(x + 1) + (4x + 1) = 42

x + 1 + 4x + 1 = 42

5x + 2 = 42

5x = 40

x = 8

4x = 32