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The sum of the ages of A and B is 63 years. After 6 years, the age of B will be four times... What is the age of B ?

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The sum of the ages of A and B is 63 years. After 6 years, the age of B will be four times that of the A. What is the age of B ?

posted May 3, 2017 by Kavyashree

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A + B = 63
A + 6 + B + 6 = 63 + 12 ---- 1
But B+6 = 4(A + 6)
ie., 1 becomes

A + 6 + 4(A + 6) = 75
A = (75/5) - 6 = 9.

Therefore
B = 63 - A
B = 63 - 9
B = 54.

answer May 3, 2017 by Tejas Naik



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