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Q1. | The ratio of the age of a man and his wife is 4:3. At the time of marriage the ratio was 5:3 and After 4 years this ratio will become 9:7. How many years ago were they married? |

A. | 14 years [Wrong Answer] |

B. | 10 years [Wrong Answer] |

C. | 12 years [Correct Answer] |

D. | 8 years [Wrong Answer] |

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Explanation:-
Answer : CDiscuss it below :Let the present age of the man and his wife be 4x and 3x respectively.After 4 years this ratio will become 9:7 => (4x + 4)/ (3x + 4) = 9/7 => 28x + 28 = 27x + 36 => x = 8 => Present age of the man = 4x = 4×8 = 32 Present age of his wife = 3x = 3×8 = 24 Assume that they got married before t years. Then (32 – t) / (24 – t) = 5/3 => 96 – 3t = 120 – 5t => 2t = 24 => t = 24/2 = 12 !! OOPS Login [Click here] is required to post your answer/resultHelp other students, write article, leave your comments |

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