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A father is 30 years older than his son. He will be three times as old as his son after 5 years. What is the father's present age?


Let the sons present age be x
the fathers present age will be 30+x as given 
after 5 years , sons age will ofcourse be x+5
fathers will also become 5 years older so fathers age after 5 yrs will be 30+x+5
but it is given that -: 35+x=3(x+5)
hence , fathers present age as given in statement 2 , is 30+x ie-40 years
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