# The sum of the present ages of a father and his son is 60 years. Six year ago, father's age was five times the age.....

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The sum of the present ages of a father and his son is 60 years. Six year ago, father's age was five times the age of the son. After 6 years, what will be son's age?

posted May 4, 2017

son is 14 today
F+S=60 F=60-S...........(1)
(F-6)=5*(S-6) substitute (1) in it
60-S-6=5S-30 or 84=6S or S=14 and F=46
check six years ago Father was 40 and son 8, five times o.k

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