# The ages of Hari and Harry are in the ratio 5:7. Four years from now the ratio of their ages will be 3:4. Find their present ages.

Let the present ages of Hari and Harry are 5 x and 7 x

Then, four years later, Hari age will be 5 x + 4 years and Harry age will be 7 x + 4 years

Now,

Ratio of ages of Hari and Harry after four years = 3:4

Therefore, Thus, presently, Hari age is 20 and Harry age is 28

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