What was the Age of Son Before 5 Years?

A father said that to his his son, “I were of your present age when you were born”. If the father present age is 36 then what was the age of son before 5 years?

  1. 13 years
  2.  15 years
  3.  18 years
  4.  20 years

 

Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 20th June 2015 in Reasoning Questions.
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    Answer: (1) 13 years
    Explanation:-
    Let be the present of the son = X years
    Then, 36 – X = X
    X + X = 36
    2X = 36
    X = 36/2 = 18
    So, the present age of the son is 18 years.
    5 years ago son’s age = 18 – 5 = 13 years
    Hence, the answer is (1) 13 years.

    Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 20th June 2015.
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