Q. 214.6( 25 Votes )

Shobo’s mother’s present age is six times Shobo’s present age. Shobo’s age five years from now will be one third of his mother’s present age. What are their present ages?

Answer :

Let Shobo’s age is x years.

Thus, his mother’s age will be 6x years.


Now 5 Years from now, soheb's age will be one third of his mother's present age i.e. 
x + 5 =


x + 5 = 2x


x = 5

and 
6x = 6(5) = 30 

Thus, shobo’s age is 5 years and her mother’s age is 30 years.

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