
ok, another one for you
In 7 years, Maria will be four times as old as Algelica will be then. The sum of their ages now is 71.
How old will each of them be in 5 years.
2 variables and 2 equations.
Can someone please just write the equation??????????? I can take it from there.
Thanks

Equations only
In 7 years, Maria will be four times as old as Algelica will be then.
$\displaystyle M+7=4A$
The sum of their ages now is 71.
$\displaystyle M+A=71$
How old will each of them be in 5 years.
$\displaystyle M+5=?$
$\displaystyle A+5=?$