## Seema is 5 years older than her younger brother. After 9 years, the sum of their ages will be 53 years. Find their present ages.

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Seema is 5 years older than her younger brother. After 9 years, the sum of their ages will be 53 years. Find their present ages.

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1. Seema is 5 years older than her younger brother. After 9 years, the sum of their ages will be 53 years. Find their present ages. ### ★Giventhat,

• Seema was 5 years older than her younger brother.
• After 9 years, the sum of their ages will be 53 years.

### ★Tofind,

• Present ages of Seema and her brother.

### ★Let,  ### ★AccordingtotheQuestion,

• Later 9 years, the sum of their ages = 53 years.

### ★Now,      ➡ Since, present age of Seema’s brother age = 15 years.

• Substitute value of x in (1)    ______________________________________________________

2. EXPLANATION.

Seema is 5 years older than her younger brother.

after 9 years the sum of their age will be 53

### .Find their present age.

Let the age of younger brother = x years.

Let the age of seema is = x + 5 years.

After 9 years the sum of their age is 53

=> x + 9 + x + 5 + 9 = 53

=> 2x + 23 = 53

=> 2x = 53 – 23

=> 2x = 30

=> x = 15

Therefore,

Present age of younger brother x = 15

years.present age of seema = x + 5 ; 15 + 5 = 20 years.