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# Twelve years hence a person will be four times as he was twelve years ago, then his present age is

A
20 years
B
25 years
C
28 years
D
30 years

Solution

## The correct option is A $$20$$ yearsLet his present age be $$x$$According to problem$$\Rightarrow\;x+12=4\;(x-12)$$$$\Rightarrow\;-3x=-48-12$$$$\Rightarrow\;3x=60$$$$\Rightarrow\;x=20$$ years.Mathematics

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