# What was the ratio of his age and his eldest son's age 3 years before ?

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The age of a man is equal to the sum of ages of his three sons at present.
What was the ratio of his age and his eldest son's age 3 years before ?
Given that the difference of age of his sons is 3 and age of father is 48 at present

posted Nov 25, 2014

19
youngest son=a
48=a +(3+a)+(6+a)
a=13
Eldest son=6+13=19

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