# SOLUTION: ;a boy was 1/5 as old as his father .. in 18 yrs. he will be half as old as his father. how old is the father now ?

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 Question 619364: ;a boy was 1/5 as old as his father .. in 18 yrs. he will be half as old as his father. how old is the father now ?Answer by ewatrrr(10682)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! ``` Hi, a boy was 1/5 as old as his father,yrs old, boy (1/5) Question states***in 18 yrs he will be half as old as his father. how old is the father now ? 30 = x, fathers age now ```