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I am three times as old as my son. Five years later, I shall be two and a half times as old as my son. How old I am and how old is my son?

Asked by Topperlearning User 4th June 2014, 1:23 PM
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Answer:

Let age of my son = x years

My age = 3x

After five yrs:

3x + 5 = (x + 5)

6x + 10 = 5x + 25

x = 15Age of son = 15 years

Age of father (i.e. my age) = 3 15 yrs = 45 years

Answered by Expert 4th June 2014, 3:23 PM
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