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The sum of ages of 5 children born at the intervals of 3 years each is 50 years. What is the age of the youngest child?

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The sum of ages of 5 children born at the intervals of 3 years each is 50 years. What is the age of the youngest child?
posted Dec 30, 2015 by Simranjeet Singh

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Age os Yougest child is 4 yrs

let x = age of yougest child
so,
x+3, x+6, x+9 & x+12 are ages of rest 4 childs

thus x+x+3+x+6+x+9+x+12 = 50
5x + 30 = 50
thus
x = 4

answer Dec 30, 2015 by Kunal Shah



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