Father’s age is three times the sum of ages of his two children. After 5 years, his age will be twice the sum of ages of the children. What is the age of father in years? |
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a) |
52 |
b) |
50 |
c) |
45 |
d) |
None of these |

Father’s age is three times the sum of ages of his two children. After 5 years, his age will be twice the sum of ages of the children. What is the age of father in years? |
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a) |
52 |
b) |
50 |
c) |
45 |
d) |
None of these |

1 Answer

127 votes

Let the present age of father be years and sum of ages of his children be years.

∴ According to problem, we have …(i)

After 5 years, age of father=(years and sum of age of two children after 5 years =

According to problem we have, …(ii)

From (i) and (ii), we get years = Sum of ages of two children

∴ Age of father = years.

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