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How old is Jim? (1) Eight years ago Jim was half as old as

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How old is Jim?

(1) Eight years ago Jim was half as old as he is now
(2) Four years from now Jim will be twice as old as he was six years old
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 [#permalink] New post 11 Jun 2007, 09:58
The answer is D, both are sufficient.

If the current age is x
From A ) x-8 = x/2 Solving it would give us current age
From B ) x+4 = 2(x-6) Solving this would give us current age as well.
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 [#permalink] New post 12 Jun 2007, 06:49
yep OA is D :-D
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