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CT 1: Ratio and Proportion

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30 Mins

Let Hari’s age (H) = x years

As per the given condition:

Hema’s age (He) = 2x + 5, Suresh’s age (S) = 10x – 13

Suresh is 3 times as old as Hema age i.e. S = 3 × He

∴ 10x – 13 = 3(2x + 5)

⇒ 6x + 15 = 10x – 13

⇒ 15 + 13 = 10x – 6x

⇒ x = 7

∴ Hema’s age = 2x + 5 = 2 × 7 + 5 = 19 years
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