Home » Aptitude » Age Problems Ten years ago, the sum of ages of a father and his son was 34 years. If the ratio of present ages of the father and son is 7:2, find the present age of the son. A. 12 years B. 11 years C. 10 years D. 8 years Answer Workspace Report Discuss Answer with explanation Answer: Option A Explanation Let the present age of the father is 7X and present age of son is 2X. As per question, ten years ago; (7X – 10)+ (2X – 10) = 34 7X – 10 + 2X – 10= 34 9X = 34 + 20 9X = 54 X = 6 ∴Present age of son = 2 * 6= 12 years Workspace

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