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If Sara were 1/4 of her current age, she would be fourteen years young
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Competition Mode Question If Sara were 1/4 of her current age, she would be fourteen years younger than her brother Daniel. Daniel is twentytwo years younger than Sara. How old is Sara? A. 36 B. 40 C. 44 D. 48 E. 52
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If Sara were 1/4 of her current age, she would be fourteen years younger than her brother Daniel. Daniel is twentytwo years younger than Sara. How old is Sara? let Sara's current age= S 1/4*S=D14 D=S22 1/4*S=S2214 1/4*S=S36 36=3/4*S S=48 OPTION D
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06 Nov 2019, 01:48
If Sara were 1/4 of her current age, she would be fourteen years younger than her brother Daniel. Daniel is twentytwo years younger than Sara. How old is Sara?
Lets take sara current age=x danieal current age=y Given: Eq1. x/4=y14 Eq2. x=y+22 Solving for x&y. We get x=48, y=26. Ans D



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06 Nov 2019, 01:55
Let the present age of Sara = s and that of Daniel = d
If Sara were 1/4 of her current age, she would be fourteen years younger than her brother Daniel —> s/4 = d  14 —> d = s/4 + 14 ........ (1)
Daniel is twentytwo years younger than Sara —> d = s  22 ....... (2)
From (1) & (2), —> s/4 + 14 = s  22 —> 3s/4 = 36 —> s = 36*4/3 = 48
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06 Nov 2019, 02:22
let S = x given x/4 = D14 and D= x22 x/4 = x36 x= 48 IMO D If Sara were 1/4 of her current age, she would be fourteen years younger than her brother Daniel. Daniel is twentytwo years younger than Sara. How old is Sara?
A. 36 B. 40 C. 44 D. 48 E. 52



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06 Nov 2019, 03:28
s be sara present age d be Daniel present age d=s22
s/4 = d14 s/4 = s2214 s=48
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Quote: If Sara were 1/4 of her current age, she would be fourteen years younger than her brother Daniel. Daniel is twentytwo years younger than Sara. How old is Sara?
A. 36 B. 40 C. 44 D. 48 E. 52
D=S22; S/4=D14; S/4=S2214; 3S=4(36)…S=4(12)=48 Answer (D)



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06 Nov 2019, 09:56
s22=s/4 + 14 3s/4=36 s=4*36/3 =48
This implies Sarah is 48 years old.
The answer is option D.



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06 Nov 2019, 10:25
If Sara were 1/4 of her current age, she would be fourteen years younger than her brother Daniel. Daniel is twentytwo years younger than Sara. How old is Sara?
Daniel's current age = x Sara's current age = y x = y22 1)
y/4 = x  14, y = 4x562) Put x into above equation to find y. y = 4y8856 3y =144 y=48.
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06 Nov 2019, 10:48
If Sara were 1/4 of her current age, she would be fourteen years younger than her brother Daniel. Daniel is twentytwo years younger than Sara. How old is Sara? A. 36 B. 40 C. 44 D. 48 E. 52 Let current age of Sara = x years Current age of Daniel = x  22 years Now \(\frac{x}{4} = x  22  14\) x = 4x 36 * 4 x = 48 Answer D.
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06 Nov 2019, 11:02
(1/4)*S= D—14 D= S —22 —>( 1/4)S= S —22–14= S —36 36= S—(1/4)S=( 3/4)S (3/4)S= 36 —> S = 36*(4/3)= 48
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06 Nov 2019, 11:32
48 is the correct answer
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Let, Sara’s present age=4x ( 1/4*4x=x and since Sarah is younger than Daniel, Daniel Must be older than Sara) So, Daniel’s age=x+14
Given, 4x(x+14)=22 Or x= 12 Or 4x =48 So Sara’s present age=48.




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