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Solved Examples of AGES

Example 1

Solved Examples of Ages - Notes | Study Quantitative Techniques for CLAT - CLAT

So man’s age is 48 years

 

Example 2: Difference of ages of A and B is 16 years. Four years ago the ratio of ages of A and B was 11 : 7. What is the present age of B.

Solution: Let the age of B be x

So A’s age was x + 16 – 4 = X + 12

Four years ago B’s age was X – 4

As per the statement four years ago the age of A:

Age of B was 11:7

So formulating the equation

Solved Examples of Ages - Notes | Study Quantitative Techniques for CLAT - CLAT

Cross multiply 7 X + 84 = 11 X – 44

            or 128 = 4x

            or X = 32 So B’s present age is 32 yrs.

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