# How old is Emily if Kelcey is 45 and she is also three more than three times Emily's age.

How old is Emily if Kelcey is 45 and she is also three more than three times Emily's age.
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K is for Kelcey's age and E is for Emily's age.
$K=45=\left(3×E\right)+3$
$45-3=\left(3×E\right)$
$42=3×E$
$\frac{42}{3}=14=E$
Emily is 14 years old.