The following question consists of two statements I and II are given below. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question.

What is the ratio between the ages of the father and the son?

I. The sum of their ages is 50 years.

II. 3 times the sum of their ages equal to 5 times the father’s age.

(a) The data in statement I alone was sufficient to the answer the question while II alone not sufficient to the answer the question.

(b) The data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question while data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.

(c) The data in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.

(d) The data in both statements I and II are not sufficient to answer the question.

The following question consists of two statements I and II are given below. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question.

What is the ratio between the ages of the father and the son?

I. The sum of their ages is 50 years.

II. 3 times the sum of their ages equal to 5 times the father’s age.

(a) The data in statement I alone was sufficient to the answer the question while II alone not sufficient to the answer the question.

(b) The data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question while data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.

(c) The data in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.

(d) The data in both statements I and II are not sufficient to answer the question.

1 Answer

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I. F + S = 50 …

II. 3 (F + S)= 5F …

From we get

Thus, II alone gives the answer, but I alone does not give the answer.

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