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15 years ago, Kanika's father was five times as old as Kanika. After 15 years........ What is the present age of Kanika?

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15 years ago, Kanika's father was five times as old as Kanika.
After 15 years, her father will be thrice as old as her.
What is the present age of Kanika?

posted Jan 28 by Sidharth Malhotra

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45 years old


Kanika- x
Father- y
(x-15)*5=y-15 ----> (1)
(x+15)*3=y+15 ----> (2)
(2)-(1) => 3x+45- 5x+75=30 -> x=45

answer Jan 28 by Hanifa Mammadov



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