CAT 1991 Question 7

Question 7

X says to Y, 'I am 3 times as old as you were 3 years ago'. How old is X?
I. Y's age 17 years from now is same as X.s present age.
II. X's age nine years from now is 3 times Y.s present age.

Solution

Given information X=3(Y-3)
Now considering first statement alone, we will have following equation:
Y+17 = X
On solving two eq. we can find the value of X.
Hence answer will be A.



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