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# John's father, Mike invested a certain amount in a policy. The policy

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08 Jan 2019, 11:10
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John's father, Mike invested a certain amount in a policy. The policy will mature when the combined age of John and his father becomes 80 years. If the present ages of Mike and John are n(<80) years and m years respectively, which of the following expressions is true if the policy will mature exactly x years from today?

A. n+m+x=80
B. n+2m+x=80
C. n+m+2x=80
D. 2(n+m)+x=80
E. n-m+2x=80
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08 Jan 2019, 19:29
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John's age = n , Mikes age =m
x yrs later : John's age = n+x , Mikes age =m+x
Hence 80=n+x+m+x = n+m+2x
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