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pranay -askiitians expert Grade: 12

Q1:one year ago pandit was three times his sisters age. next year he will be only twice her age. how old will be pandit after5 years.

Q2:a man was arrested for exeeding the speed limit by 10 miles an hour. a second man was charged with exceeding the same limit by twice as much. the second man was driving 35 miles per hour then what was the speed limit.


A princess is as old as the prince will be when the princess is twice the age that the prince was when the princess’s age was half the sum of their present ages.


What are their ages?

7 years ago

Answers : (1)

suryakanth AskiitiansExpert-IITB
105 Points

Dear naidu,

Let age of pandit be x years at present

and age of his sister be y years at present

from the question

x-1 = 3(y-1)

x+1 = 2(y+1)

solving these two equations

you get y = 3 and x = 7

after 5 years , age of pandit will be = 12 yrs

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