# Moderate Ratios & Proportion Solved QuestionAptitude Discussion

 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

Solution:
Option(C) is correct

Go from the choices

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.

## (1) Comment(s)

Kruthi M
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(6x-5):(4x-5) = 5 : 3

solving x = 5

So 6x ; 4x = 30:20