## A father is 7 times as old as his son. Three years ago, the father was 13 times as old as his son. What are their presen

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Solution :Let the present age of son’s be

ryears & the present age of father’s be7ryears respectively;A/qThe son age was

(r-3)years.The father age was

(7r-3)years.Thus;

The present age of son’s will be 6 years & the present age of father’s will be 7r = 7 × 6 = 42 years.Answer:present age of son x, father is 7x

3years ago

7x-3=13x-39

36=4x

x=9,son is 9,father is 45