Aptitude 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.

**Kruthi M**

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

solving x = 5

So 6x ; 4x = 30:20