A man is four times as old as his son. After 20 years, he will be twice as old as his son at that time. Find their present ages.​

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A man is four times as old as his son. After 20 years, he will be twice as old as his son at that time. Find their present ages.​

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Athena 4 weeks 2021-08-19T21:51:45+00:00 1 Answer 0 views 0

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    2021-08-19T21:53:13+00:00

    Let Son’s age =x and Man’s age =4x

    After 16 years,

    2(x+16)=4x+16

    2x+32=4x+16

    16=2x

    x=8 years

    ∴ Son’s age =8 years and Man’s age =32 years.

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