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# Word Problems 1

Problem 1: A’s mother is twice as old as A’s brother. A is 6 year younger to his brother, but 4 years older to his sister. If A’s sister is 15, what is his mother’s age ? (general math for jobs)

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Solution:

Suppose;

Suppose A’s brother’s age is ‘x’ i-e;

But According to statement of question, A’s mother’s age is two time of A’s brother’s age i-e;

But A is six years younger to his brother;

A is 4 years older to his sister;

but sister’s age = 15

Put this value in eq (1)

Put this value of ‘x’ in eq (*) above, we get;

So, mother’s age is 50 years

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