The present ages of three persons are in the ratio 5:6:8. Seven years ago the sum of their ages was 74. What are their present ages in years? |
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a) |
25, 30, 40 |
b) |
15, 18, 24 |
c) |
20, 24, 32 |
d) |
None of these |

The present ages of three persons are in the ratio 5:6:8. Seven years ago the sum of their ages was 74. What are their present ages in years? |
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a) |
25, 30, 40 |
b) |
15, 18, 24 |
c) |
20, 24, 32 |
d) |
None of these |

1 Answer

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Let the present ages are ∴ 7 years ago, their ages were

According to problem, we have

∴

∴ Their present ages are 25 years, 30 years, 40 years respectively.

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