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Q.

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

 A.

42, 28

 B.

36, 24

 C.

30, 20

 D.

25, 15

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Solution:
Option(C) is correct

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Choice (C) 30 and 20 are in the ratio of $6:4$

Five years ago their ages would be 25 and 15 which are in the ratio $5:3$.

Hence choice (C) is the right answer.


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