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The age of a father 10 years ago thrice the age of his son. 10 years hence, the father’s age will be twice that of his son. The ratio of their present ages is

(a)

8:5

(b)

7:3

(c)

9:5

(d)

5:2


Question ID - 54347 | Toppr Answer

The age of a father 10 years ago thrice the age of his son. 10 years hence, the father’s age will be twice that of his son. The ratio of their present ages is

(a)

8:5

(b)

7:3

(c)

9:5

(d)

5:2

1 Answer - 5876 Votes

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Answer Key : (b) -

Let son’s age 10 yrs. age be  yrs.

Then, father’s age 10 yrs. ago =  yrs.

Son’s age now =  yrs., father’s age now =  yrs.

 

Ratio of present ages of father and son =  



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