Q. 134.1( 22 Votes )

# The father’s age

Answer :

Let ‘x’ year be the present age of father and ‘y’ year be the present age of son.

Four years hence, it has relation by given condition,

(x+4) = 4(y+4)

x+4 = 4y+16

x- 4y-12 = 0 …(i)

and initially, x = 6y …(ii)

On putting the value of from Eq. (ii) in Eq. (i), we get

6y - 4y - 12 = 0

2y = 12

Hence, y = 6

Putting y = 6, we get x = 36.

Hence, present age of father is 36 years and age of son is 6 years.

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