The age of Sohan Lal is four times that of his son Amit. If the difference of their ages is 27 years, find the age of Amit. - Mathematics

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Sum

The age of Sohan Lal is four times that of his son Amit. If the difference of their ages is 27 years, find the age of Amit.

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Solution

Let x yr be the age of Amit

Then, the age of Sohan all = 4x yr

According to the question,

4x – x = 24

⇒ 3x = 27

⇒ x = `27/3` = 9

Hence, the age of Amit is 9 yr.

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Chapter 4: Simple Equations - Exercise [Page 112]

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NCERT Exemplar Mathematics Class 7
Chapter 4 Simple Equations
Exercise | Q 68. | Page 112

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