# Sachin is younger than Rahul by 7 years. If their ages are in the respective ratio of 7 : 9, how old is Sachin?

by mahavirNath

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**Let Rahul's age be x years then Sachin's age would be (x-7) years**

**According to Q, x-7/x = 7/9**

**9x-63 = 7x**

**2x=63**

**x=31.5**

**Therefore Sachin's age is x-7=31.5-7 = 24.5 **