Ishaan is 2 times as old as Christopher 35 years ago, lshaan was 7 times as old as Christopher. How old is Christopher now?
Present age of:
Christopher = 42 yrs
Ishaan = 84 yrs
Let present age of:
35 yrs ago:
Age of Christopher = (
Age of Ishaan = (
According to question, 35 yrs back, Ishaan was 7 times older than Christopher.
7 X (
So present age of Christopher =
Present age of Ishaan =
Check your solution:
As 84 is 2 times of 42 so Ishaan is 2 times older than Christopher.
35 yrs ago, Christopher was (42 - 35) = 7 yrs old and Ishaan was (84 - 35) = 49 yrs old so Ishaan was 7 times older than Christopher then.
Both conditions from question are satisfied so our answer is correct.