## A man is thrice as old as his son. after 12 years, he will be twice as old as his son at that time. Find their present ages

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A man is thrice as old as his son. After 12 years, he’ll be twice as old as his son at that time. Find their present ages.

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Given:-• A man is thrice as old as his son.

• After 12 years he’ll be twice as old as his son at that time.

ToFind:-• Their present ages.

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• Let the present age of son be

x• Then present age of father be

3xAfter12years:–•• Age of father = 3x + 12

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After12yearsfatherwillbetwiceasoldashisson.According to question

Hence,thepresentagesofsonandfatherare12and36yearsrespectively.__________________________