Fifteen More than 3 Times Neetu’S Age is the Same as 4 Times Her Age. How Old is She ? - Mathematics

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Sum

Fifteen more than 3 times Neetu’s age is the same as 4 times her age. How old is she ?

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Solution

Let Neetu’s age = x years

3 times Neetu’s age = 3x years

Fifteen more than 3 times Neetu’s age = (3x + 15) years

4 times Neetu’s age = 4x

According to the statement :

4x = 3x + 15

⇒ 4x – 3x = 15

⇒ x = 15

Neetu’s age = 15 years

Concept: Solving Linear Inequations
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Chapter 14: Linear Equations in one Variable - Exercise 14 (B) [Page 169]

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Chapter 14 Linear Equations in one Variable
Exercise 14 (B) | Q 5 | Page 169

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