A father is nine times as old as his son and the mother is eight times as old as the son. The sum of the father’s and mother’s age is 51 years. What is the age of the son?

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Asked: May 12, 20222022-05-12T03:23:43+05:30
2022-05-12T03:23:43+05:30In: CSAT

100%(a) 3 years ( 2 voters )

0%(b) 4 years ( 0 voters )

0%(c) 5 years ( 0 voters )

0%(d) 7 years ( 0 voters )

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Let the age of the son = x years

Age of father = 9x

Age of mother = 8x

According to the question:

9x+8x = 51

17x = 51

x = 3.

Age of son = 3 years.