# Shona’s mother is

Let, Shona’s age = x

Shona’s mother’s age = 4x

According to problem,

4x + 5 = 3(x + 5)

4x + 5 = 3x + 15

x = 10

Shona’s age = x = 10 years

Shona’s mother’s age = 4x = 40 years

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