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A man is four times as old as his son. The difference between their ages is 36. ...



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  • Let son's age = x
    Let man's age = 4x
    Since the difference of their ages is 36;
    : 4x - x = 36
    3x = 36
    x = 36/3
    x = 12
    Therefore the sum of their ages = 4x + x
    =4(12) + 12
    = 48 + 12
    = 60