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Problem SolvingA father said to his son, "I was as old as you are at the present at the time of your birth". If the father's age is 38

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A father said to his son, "I was as old as you are at the present at the time of your birth". If the father's age is 38 years now, the son's age five years back was:

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Correct Answer is:- A. 14 years


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A father said to his son, "I was as old as you are at the present at the time of your birth". If the father's age is 38

Post by user12345 » Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:40 pm

Let the son's present age be x years. Then, (38 - x) = x

2x = 38.

x = 19.

Son's age 5 years back (19 - 5) = 14 years.



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