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Jinu's present age is two-fifth of the age of his mother. After 8 years, he will be one-half of the age of his mother. How old is the mother at




Jinu's mother's present age =x
Jinu's present age =2x/5
After 8 years
mothers age=x+8
jinu's age=(x+8(/2
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Jinu's mother's present age = x
Jinu's age = (2/5)x
After 8 years Jinu's mother's  age = x+8
After 8 years Jinu's  age = (2/5)x +8
(2/5)x +8  =  (x+8)/2
(2x+40)/5  =  (x+8)/2
(2x+40)*2  =  (x+8)*5
4x+80 = 5x+40
x = 40
Jinu's mother's present age = 40 years
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