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Sum of the ages of a boy and his father is 49 years. Before 11 years Father's age was 8 times the age of the boy...

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Sum of the ages of a boy and his father is 49 years. Before 11 years Father's age was 8 times the age of the boy. What was the age of father (in years) at the time of birth of the child?

posted May 25, 2018 by Mohammad

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Father + Boy = 49
Father + Boy = 49 - 11*2 = 27 (Before 11 years)
Father + Father/8 = 27
Father = (8/9)*(27) = 24 Years & Boy = 24/8 = 3 Years
Father = 24 - 3 = 21 years (At the Boy's Birth).

answer May 26, 2018 by Tejas Naik



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