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Best explanation to understand and solve the problems on age problems.

This section of aptitude is based on the topic AGE. have you ever imagined that you will have complicated aptitude questions about age? Yes there are questions which are complicated.

Nobody would have imagined that age has so many complications and it will test your limits. 

But it is an easy concept when you clearly understand the question. And also we have provided a very good explanation about the concept of age.

Read and enhance your knowledge. It will make the aptitude test very easy for you.

What is age problems in arithmetic aptitude?

Age problems are nothing but algebra word problems that deal with ages of people.

For example we can say, age a person in the present compared with his past or future.

What the easy ways to solve age problems?

1) t years ago the age of A was n1 times the age of B, and at present A’s age is n2 times that of B, then;

A’s present age = (n1 – 1) / (n1 – n2)  * n2 x t years

And, B’s present age =  (n1 – 1)/(n1 – n2) * t years

2) The present age of A is n1 times the present age of B. After t years, age of A becomes n2 times the age of B, then;

A’s present age = (n2 – 1)/(n1 – n2) * n2 x t years

And, B’s present age = (n2 – 1) / (n1 – n2) * t years

3) t1 years ago, the age of A was X times the age of B and after t2 years age of A becomes Y times the age of B, then;

A’s present age = (x (t1 – t2)(y – 1)) / (x-y) + t1 years

And B’s present age = t2 (y – 1)+ t1(x – 1) / x – y years

4) The given sum of present ages of P and Q is X years, t years ago, the age of P was Y times the age of Q, then;

Present age of P = (xy – t (y – 1)) / (y + 1) Years

And, the present age of Q = (x + t (y – 1)) / (y + 1)

5) The given sum of present ages of P and Q is X years, t years after, the age of P becomes Q times the age of Q, then;

P’s present age = (xy + t (y – 1)) / (y + 1)  Years

And Q’s present age= x – t (y – 1) / y + 1 Years

6) The ratio of the present age of A and B is p: q and after t years, it becomes r: s, then;

A’s present age = pt (r – s) / ps – qr Years

And, B’s present age = qt (r – s) / ps – qr Years

Yes this is the entire concept of problems on age. This is one of the easiest topics. But will make you to think a lot.

So before answering any questions from this section think well.

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