A man is four times as old as his son. In five years he will be only three times as old as his son. What is the man's present age?

1 Answer
May 7, 2018


Present age of man = 40 years


Let the present age of son be 'x' years.

Then, the present age of man is 4x years.

After 5 years,
Age of son = x+5
Age of man = 4x+5

age of man after 5 years = 3 times age of son after 5 years

That is,




#= 10#


Present age of man #= 4xx10#