What will be the Present Age of the Husband? If

The average age of husband, wife and their child 3 years ago was 27 years and that of wife and the child 5 years ago was 20 years. The present age of the husband is:

  1. 35 years
  2. 40 years
  3. 50 years
  4. 38 years
Desire Adnan Default Asked on 3rd August 2015 in Maths.
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Answer: (2) 40 years
Explanation:-
The total present ages of husband, wife and child = 27 x 3 + 3 x 3
= 81 + 9  = 90 years.

The total age of wife and child = 20 x 2 + 5 x 2
= 40 + 10 = 50 years.

Then, the husband’s present age = 90 – 50
= 40 years.

Hence, the present age of husband is 40 years.

Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 3rd August 2015.
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