Tips and Tricks on Problems on Ages


Always read the question very carefully till you understand all the information provided in the question

It is always best to solve these problem by writing a linear equation in one variable. Two variables may need to be written if two unknown ages are not related by a fact.

Always ensure that multiplier are put on the correct side of the equation. For example, Father's age is 4 times the son's age then if son's age is x Father's age will be 4x and not viceversa

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