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How old will she be when she is half her mother's age?

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Priya doesn't feel she is really a child anymore. Ten years ago, her mother was five times her age. Now she is three sevenths of her mother's age, and in five years she will be half her mother's age.

How old will she be when she is half her mother's age?

posted May 11, 2015 by Ujjwal Mehra

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let priya Present age be x years and her mother's Present age be y years;;;;

( y-10 )= 5*( x -10 ) and  x= (3/7)*y

solving we get x= 15 , y = 35 ,,
so after 5 years x= 20 , she will be half of her mother's age

answer May 13, 2015 by Ankit Kamboj

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