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13-01-2022 Problems on Ages

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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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.