# SOLUTION: HELLO SIR,I AM HAVING A PROBLEM IN THIS QUESTION ????? Six years ago, the ratio of the ages of Kunal and Sagar was 6 : 5. Four years hence, the ratio of their ages will be 11 : 10

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 Question 744800: HELLO SIR,I AM HAVING A PROBLEM IN THIS QUESTION ????? Six years ago, the ratio of the ages of Kunal and Sagar was 6 : 5. Four years hence, the ratio of their ages will be 11 : 10. What is Sagar's age at present?Answer by josgarithmetic(3313)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!n for kuNal's age now g for saGar's age now 6 years ago n-6 and g-6; 4 years in the future n+4 and g+4; ---- A table or chart was a strategy for this problem but the two equations just found are enough to solve the problem---- Taking further steps with the equations gives us these: 5(n-6)=6(g-6) 5n-30=6g-36 5n-6g=30-36 10(n+4)=11(g+4) 10n+40=11g+44 10n-11g=44-40 Multiply the first one by 2 subtract it from the second one: from which you can easily finish solving for n.