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# What is Paul's age now?

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05 Sep 2017, 00:17
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What is Paul's age now?

(1) Paul is now twice as old as he was 12 years ago.
(2) Paul's brother Rob is now two times as old as Paul was exactly 12 years ago

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05 Sep 2017, 00:25
Bunuel wrote:
What is Paul's age now?

(1) Paul is now twice as old as he was 12 years ago.
(2) Paul's brother Rob is now two times as old as Paul was exactly 12 years ago

1) Sufficient P (now)= 2(P-12)
p=2p-24
24=p
2) Not suf.
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05 Sep 2017, 00:31
Find Paul's age =p

(1) Paul is now twice as old as he was 12 years ago.
=> p = 2(p-12 )
=>p=24
Sufficient

(2) Paul's brother Rob is now two times as old as Paul was exactly 12 years ago
=> r =2(p-12)
Not sufficient.

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