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# Twenty years ago, my age was $$\left (\displaystyle \frac{1}{3}\right)$$rd  of what it is now. What is my present age?

A
66 years
B
30 years
C
33 years
D
36 years

Solution

## The correct option is B $$30$$ yearsLet the present age be $$x$$ years$$20$$ years ago, age will be $$x-20$$As per the given condition, we have$$x\, -\, 20\, =\, \displaystyle \frac{x}{3}$$$$x-\dfrac {x}{3}=20$$$$\displaystyle \frac{2x}{3}\, =\, 20$$$$x = 30$$ yearsTherefore, present age is $$30$$ years.Mathematics

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