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If Mario was 32 years old 8 years ago, how old was he x year
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The Official Guide For GMAT® Quantitative Review, 2ND EditionIf Mario was 32 years old 8 years ago, how old was he x years ago? (A) x40 (B) x24 (C) 40 x (D) 24  x (E) 24 + x Problem Solving Question: 3 Category: Arithmetic Operations on rational numbers Page: 62 Difficulty: 550 GMAT Club is introducing a new project: The Official Guide For GMAT® Quantitative Review, 2ND Edition  Quantitative Questions ProjectEach week we'll be posting several questions from The Official Guide For GMAT® Quantitative Review, 2ND Edition and then after couple of days we'll provide Official Answer (OA) to them along with a slution. We'll be glad if you participate in development of this project: 1. Please provide your solutions to the questions; 2. Please vote for the best solutions by pressing Kudos button; 3. Please vote for the questions themselves by pressing Kudos button; 4. Please share your views on difficulty level of the questions, so that we have most precise evaluation. Thank you!
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If Mario's current age is M, then Mario's age 8 years ago = M8; Here, M8 = 32; therefore, M=40 (Mario's current age) His age x years ago means Mx or 40x; C is the answer.



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Past < Before 8 years Now Mario's Age = 32 yearsMario's Age = 32 + 8 or 40 years
Now Mario's age is 40 years, therefore, he was 40  x years old before x years.
Answer (C).



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Current age = 32+8 = 40 x years ago =40x Answer = C
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Bunuel wrote: If Mario was 32 years old 8 years ago, how old was he x years ago?
(A) x40 (B) x24 (C) 40 x (D) 24  x (E) 24 + x Present age of Mario is 40 So, Mario's age x years ago will be 40  x , answer will be (C)
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If Mario was 32 years old 8 years ago, how old was he x years ago?
Today, Mario will be 32+4=40 years old. Therefore, x years ago, he was 40x
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20 Aug 2018, 08:27
8 years ago Mario was 32 years old, now Mario is 40 years old. x years ago he was 40x years old
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06 Sep 2018, 08:15
now Mario is 32+8=40 years old so x years ago, he was 40x years old Answer C
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