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A father and his son decides to sum their age. the sum is equal to sixty years.six years ago the age of the father was five times the age of the son.six years from now the son's age will be ?for class 6​

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Let the present ages of son and father be x and (60 -x) years respectively.

Then, (60 - x) - 6 = 5(x - 6)

=54 - x = 5x - 30

 =6x = 84

 =x = 14.

 =Son's age after 6 years = (x+ 6) = 20 years..

We can also solve by this

Let six years ago son's age be x, and fathers age be 5x.

Then sum of their present age

(x+6)+(5x+6)=60

x+5x+12=60

6x+12=60

6x=60-12

6x=48

x=8

Hence six years ago son's age was 8 years

and present age is 8+6=14 years

Answer=after six years his age will be 14+6=20 years.

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