# Problems on Ages Questions

Q:

A) 12 | B) 13 |

C) 14 | D) 15 |

Answer & Explanation
Answer: A) 12

Explanation:

Explanation:

(A+B) - (B+C) = 12

A - C = 12.

C is younger than A by 12 years.

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Q:

A) 14 | B) 19 |

C) 33 | D) 38 |

Answer & Explanation
Answer: A) 14

Explanation:

Explanation:

Let the son's present age be x years .Then, (38 - x) = x x= 19.

Son's age 5 years back = (19 - 5) = 14 years

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Q:

A) 38 | B) 40 |

C) 42 | D) 44 |

Answer & Explanation
Answer: B) 40

Explanation:

Explanation:

Let the mother's present age be x years.

Then, the person's present age = years.

2(2x + 40) = 5(x + 8)

x = 40

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Q:

A) 11/P + 6 | B) P/11 +6 |

C) 17 - P/6 | D) 17/P |

Answer & Explanation
Answer: A) 11/P + 6

Explanation:

Explanation:

Let Ben’s age now be B

Anita’s age now is A.

(A - 6) = P(B - 6)

But A is 17 and therefore 11 = P(B - 6)

11/P = B-6

(11/P) + 6 = B

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