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# One year ago Pramilla was four times as old as her daughter Pavani. Six years hence, Pramilla’s age will exceed her daughter’s age by 9 years. The ratio of the present ages of Pramilla and her daughter is:

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9:2

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11:3

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12:5

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D

13:4

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4 :13

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Solution

## The correct option is D 13:4 Let the present age of pramilla and her daughter be x and y years. x - 1 = 4 (y - 1) - (i) (x+6) – (y+6) = 9 - (ii) Solving both the equations, we get x = 13 and y = 4. ∴ x:y = 13:4

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