# One-half of Meera’s age two years from now plus one-third of her age three yearsago is twenty years. Find how old is she now?

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by ssruthi

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one half = 1/2 ( m+) = m/ 2 + 1,

one third = 1/3 ( m-3) = m/3 - 1

sum = m/2 + 1 + m/3 -1= 20

m/2 + m/3 = 20

3m +2m = 120

5m =120

m = 24

by the given condition

1/2(x+2)+1/3(x-3)=20

3(x+2)+2(x-3)=120 ..............multiply by 6

3x+6+2x-6=120

5x=120

x=24

hence the present age of meera is 24 years.