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**Have a look at the following Age Related questions:-**

**Question. 1: ****The present ages of R and S are in the ratio 7:6. Nine years from now, the age of R would be double of S’s age 3 years ago. What is the present age of S?**

**Solution:**

Let the present ages of R and S be R and S years, respectively.

R/S= 7/6 ⇒ 6R = 7S…..(1)

(R + 9)/(S - 3) = 2 ⇒ R + 9 = 2S – 6 ⇒ 2S – R = 15…..(2)

Solving equations (1) and (2)

R = 21 S = 18

**Question. 2: **The ratio of the present ages of A to B is 2:3. Four years hence, the ratio of their ages will be 5:7. What is the present age of A?

**Solution: **Let the present ages of A and B be 2*x* and 3*x* respectively. Therefore,

After 4 years,

A’s age = (2*x* + 4) years

B’s age = (3*x* + 4) years

Therefore,

2x + 4 / 3x + 4 = 5/7

7(2x + 4) = 5(3x + 4)

14x + 28 = 15x + 20

x = 8

Thus, A’s present age = 8 × 2 = 16 years

**Question. 3: **Ram’s mother was 4 times as old as Ram 12 years ago. After 12 years, she will twice as old as Ram. What is the present age of Ram’s mother?

**Solution:**

Let, present age of Ram = x and present age of his mother = y

Ram’s mother was 4 times as old as Ram 12 years ago.

According to problem,

⇒y – 12 = 4(x – 12)

⇒y = 4x – 36 ……… (1)

After 12 years, she will twice as old as Ram.

According to problem,

⇒y + 12 = 2(x + 12)

⇒y = 2x + 12 ……… (2)

From (1) and (2) we get,

⇒4x – 36 = 2x + 12

⇒2x = 48

⇒x = 24

Putting the value x= 24 in (2) we get,

⇒y = 2 × 24 + 12

⇒y = 60

∴present age of Ram’s mother = 60 years

**Question. 4: **Vivek said to Ram “I am 3 times as old as you were when I was half of what your age will be 3 years from now”. If sum of their ages is 50 years, find the age of Ram. (in years).

**Solution:**

Let the present ages of Vivek and Ram be ‘a’ and ‘b’ respectively.

Given, Vivek said to Ram “I am 3 times as old as you were when I was half of what your age will be 3 years from now”.

⇒Vivek’s age = 3 × (Ram’s age when Vivek’s age was half of what Ram’s age will be 3 years from now)

a = 3 X (b - (a - (b + 3)/2)

⇒a = 3b – 3a + 3b/2 + 9/2

⇒4a = 9b/2 + 9/2

⇒8a = 9b + 9

⇒a = (9b + 9)/8

Given, sum of their ages is 50 years.

⇒a + b = 50

⇒(9b + 9)/8 + b = 50

⇒17b + 9 = 400

⇒b = 23 years

**Question. 5: **The sum of the ages of Vidit, Rahul, and Pravin is 93 years. 10 years ago, the ratio of their ages was 2:3:4. What is the present age (in years) of Pravin?

**Solution: **Let their ages 10 years ago be 2z, 3z, and 4z respectively.

Then their present ages will be

Vidit's age = 2z + 10

Rahul's age = 3z + 10

Pravin's age = 4z + 10

Vidit's age + Rahul's age + Pravin's age = (2z + 10) + (3z + 10) + (4z + 10)

Vidit's age + Rahul's age + Pravin's age = 9z + 30

The sum of their present ages is 93.

9z + 30 = 93

9z = 63

z = 7

Therefore, present age of Pravin = 4z + 10 = 4 X 7 + 10 = 38 years

Note: Just try to make two equations and then solve them to get your answer.

**Question 6: **8 years ago, the ratio of the ages of Priyanka and Ritika was 11:17 respectively and 2 years hence, the ratio of their ages will be 8:11. If the ratio of the present ages of Ritika to Manisha is 7:8, what will be the age of Manisha after 3 years?

**Solution**:

Let 8 years ago,

The age of Priyanka = 11x years

The age of Ritika = 17x years

According to the question,

11x+10/17x+10 = 8/11

⇒ 121x + 110 = 136x + 80

⇒ 15x = 30

⇒ x = 2

Present age of Priyanka = 11 × 2 + 8 = 30 years

Present age of Ritika = 17 × 2 + 8 = 42 years

Present age of Manisha = 42/7 × 8 = 48 years

Required age of Manisha = 48 + 3 = 51 years

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## Comments

write a commentAmit KumarJul 29, 2018

correct answer is

Father age 42 year and son age is 14 year.

Please Provide the solution is i'm WRONG...!! @Kanika Ralhan

...Read MoreAmit KumarJul 29, 2018

Correct answer is... Age of

Father is 42 yr.

Son is 14 yr.

Please let provide the correct solution if I'm wrong...

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