24.The age of Jack will be three times that of his son.After 12 years, his age will be twice as that of his son. What are

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24.The age of Jack will be three times
that of his son.After 12 years, his age
will be twice as that of his son. What
are their present ages?

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    2021-10-10T05:14:31+00:00

    Answer:

    Let son’s present age = x

    Jack’s present age = 3x

    After 12 years,

    Son’s age = x+12

    Jack’s age = 3x+12

    ATQ, 3x+12 = 2(x+12)

    3x+12 = 2x+24

    3x2x = 2412

    x = 12

    Son’s present age = 12 years

    Jack’s present age = 3×12 = 36 years

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