What will be the Value of X? If

A man was born in the year 1896 A.D. If in the year x2 A.D. his age is x-4, the value of x is:

  1. 44
  2. 36
  3. 42
  4. 40
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 8th July 2015 in Maths.
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    Answer: (1) 44
    Explanation:-
    According to the question,
    X2 – 1896 = x – 4
    x2 – 1896 – x + 4 = 0
    x2 – x – 1892 = 0
    x2 – 44x + 43x – 1892 = 0
    x(x – 44) + 43 (x – 44) = 0
    (x + 43)(x – 44) = 0
    x – 44 = 0
    x = 44
    Hence, the value of x is 44.

    Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 8th July 2015.
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