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A man age is three times times that of his son and in twelve years he will be twice as old as his son would be What are their present age ?



Son's age be x then man's age will be 3x
After 12 years
man's age is 36 and son's age is 12
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Let the son's age be x
∴his father's age=3x
after 12 yrs son's age=x+12
∴after 12 yrs his father's age = 3x+12
From the question :
3x+12=2(x+12)         (∵ father's age will be twice that of his son)
3x - 2x=24 - 12
∴the present age of son = 12
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