Home » Aptitude » Age Problems Tanya’s grandfather was 8 times older to her 16 years ago. He would be 3 times of her age 8 years from now. Eight years ago, what was the ratio of Tanya’s age to that of her grandfather? A. 11:45 B. 11:35 C. 11.53 D. 12:35 Answer Workspace Report Discuss Answer with explanation Answer: Option B Explanation Let, Tanya age 16 years ago = x, Grandfather’s age 16 years ago = 8x. 8 years from now, 3(x+16+8) = (8x+16+8) => x = 48/5 8 years ago Ratio was: => x + 8 / 8x + 8 => 48 / 5 +( 8 ) / 8 * (48 / 5 ) + 8 => 88 / 424 => 11 / 53 the correct answer is 11 / 53=11:53 Workspace

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