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**The average age of husband, wife and their child 3 years ago was 27 years and that of wife and the child 5 years ago was 20 years. The present age of the husband is-
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A. 35 years
B. 40 years
C. 50 years
D. None of these
**Answer: Option B**

## Show Answer

Solution(By Apex Team)

Sum of the present ages of husband, wife and child
= (27 × 3 + 3 × 3) years
= 90 years
Sum of the present ages of wife and child
= (20 × 2 + 5 × 2) years
= 50 years
∴ Husband’s present age
= (90 – 50) years
= 40 years

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