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# A father was twelve times as old as his son twenty years back. Now he is twice as old as his son. what are their present ages ?

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Father 44 and son 22
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Father 35 and son 23
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Father 38 and son 44
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Father 55 and son 22
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None of these
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Solution

## The correct option is D Father 44 and son 22Let present age of the son =xPresent age of the father =2xNow, according to question, we have2x−20=12×(x−20)2x−20=12x−24010x=220x=22Present age son =22 yearsPresent age father =2×22=44 years.

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