# SOLUTION: Man is five times older than his son. Four years ago he was nine times older than his son. Find thier present ages.

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 Question 319713: Man is five times older than his son. Four years ago he was nine times older than his son. Find thier present ages. Answer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!let son be x years father =5x five years ago their ages were x-5 & 5x-5 5x-5=9(x-5) 5x-5=9x-45 4x=40 x=10 years ---- son's age Father's age = 50 years