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The present ages of A and B are in the ratio 6:4. Five years ago their ages were in the ratio 5:3. Find their present ages.


A

30,20

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B

20,30

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C

36,24

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D

18,12

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E

none

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Solution

The correct option is A

30,20


Let 6x and 4x be the present ages.6x54x5=53
So x=5
So their present ages are 30 and 20 respectively.


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