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13-01-2022 Problems on Ages

Q. The sum of the present ages of a father and his son is 60 years. Six years ago, father's age was five times the age of the son. After 6 years, son's age will be:

A. 12 years
B. 14 years
C. 18 years
D. 20 years


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Commented on 2022-01-15 13:24:48 (IST)
Answer: Option D

 

Explanation:

Let the present ages of son and father be x and (60 -x) years respectively.

Then, (60 - x) - 6 = 5(x - 6)

54 - x = 5x - 30

6x = 84

x = 14.

Son's age after 6 years = (x+ 6) = 20 years..