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Present ages of Sameer and Anand are in the ratio of 5 : 4 respectively. Three years hence, the ratio of their ages will become 11 : 9 respectively. What is Anand's present age in years? A. 24 B. 27 C. 40 D. Cannot be determined E. None of these











Present ages of Sameer and Anand are in the ratio of 5 : 4 respectively. Three years hence, the ratio of their ages will become 11 : 9 respectively. What is Anand's present age in years?






















A. 24 B. 27
C. 40 D. Cannot be determined
E. None of these

Grade:11

1 Answers

Simran Bhatia
348 Points
8 years ago

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Let the present ages of Sameer and Anand be 5x years and 4x years respectively.

Then, 5x + 3 = 11
4x + 3 9

 9(5x + 3) = 11(4x + 3)

 45x + 27 = 44x + 33

 45x - 44x = 33 - 27

 x = 6.

 Anand''s present age = 4x = 24 years.

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