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:

A. 35 years

B. 40 years

C. 50 years

D. None of these

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Answer-B
Solution-

Solution(By Apex Team)

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