Q. 424.3( 12 Votes )

Two years ago, a

Answer :

Let the age of the man and his son be x and y years respectively.


According to question -


x - 2 = 5(y - 2)


x - 5y = - 8.....(1)


and,


x + 2 = 3(y + 2) + 8


x - 3y = 12.....(2)


Subtracting Equation (1) from (2), we get -


y = 10


Substituting the value of y in equation (1), we get -


x = 42


Thus, Man's age = 42 years


son's age = 10 years

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