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# A is two years older than B who is twice as old as C. If the total of the ages of A, B and C be 27, the how old is B?

A
7
B
8
C
9
D
10
E
1

Solution

## The correct option is C 10Let C's age be x years. Then, B's age = 2x years. A's age = (2x + 2) years.$$\therefore (2x + 2) + 2x + x = 27$$$$\Rightarrow 5x = 25$$$$\Rightarrow x = 5$$Hence, B's age = 2x = 10 yearsMathematics

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