Thank you for registering.

One of our academic counsellors will contact you within 1 working day.

Please check your email for login details.
MY CART (5)

Use Coupon: CART20 and get 20% off on all online Study Material

ITEM
DETAILS
MRP
DISCOUNT
FINAL PRICE
Total Price: Rs.

There are no items in this cart.
Continue Shopping

Shobo’s mother’s present age is six times Shobo’s present age. Shobo’s age five years from now will be one third of his mother’s present age. What are their present ages?

Shobo’s mother’s present age is six times Shobo’s present age. Shobo’s age five years from now will be one third of his mother’s present age. What are their present ages? 

Grade:12

1 Answers

Harshit Singh
askIITians Faculty 5964 Points
8 months ago
Dear Student

Let the present age of Shobo be x then age of her mother will be 6x.
Shobo's age after 5 years = x + 5
According to the question,
(x+5)=(1/3)×6x
⇒x+5=2x
⇒2x-x=5
⇒x=5
Present age of Shobo = x = 5 years
Present age of Shobo's mother = 6x = 30 years.

Thanks

Think You Can Provide A Better Answer ?

Provide a better Answer & Earn Cool Goodies See our forum point policy

ASK QUESTION

Get your questions answered by the expert for free