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Tom's age is T years, which is also the sum of the ages of his three c

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Tom's age is T years, which is also the sum of the ages of his three children. His age N years ago was twice the sum of their ages then. What is T/N?

(A) 2
(B) 3
(C) 4
(D) 5
(E) 6

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26 Mar 2019, 23:35
Let sum of ages of children be x
Therefore atq , T=x. (I)
N years ago,
T-N= 2(x-3N)
Putting value of x from (i)

T-N=2T-6N
T/N=5

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