The average age of a man and his son is 40 years. The ratio of their ages is 11 : 5 respectively. What is the son’s age?

(a) 25 yrs. (b) 24 yrs. (c) 23 yrs. (d) 20 yrs.

The average age of a man and his son is 40 years. The ratio of their ages is 11 : 5 respectively. What is the son’s age?

(a) 25 yrs. (b) 24 yrs. (c) 23 yrs. (d) 20 yrs.

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Let the ages of man and his son be and years respectively.

Then, average age = years.

Hence, son’s age = years.