### Prateek Asked :

13-01-2022
Problems on Ages

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Q. Sachin is younger than Rahul by 7 years. If their ages are in the respective ratio of 7 : 9, how old is Sachin?

A. 16 years

B. 18 years

C. 28 years

D. 24.5 years

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Dapzoi

Commented on 2022-01-15 13:23:27 (IST)

**Answer**: Option D

**Explanation**:

Let Rahul's age be x years.

Then, Sachin's age = (x - 7) years.

(x - 7)/9 = 7/9

9x - 63 = 7x

2x = 63

x = 31.5

Hence, Sachin's age =(x - 7) = 24.5 years.