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Can you figure out what is the Date of Birth of Mr. Agrawal? Assume that the current year is 2000.

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Yesterday in a party, I asked Mr. Agrawal his birthday. With a mischievous glint in his eyes he replied. "The day before yesterday I was 83 years old and next year I will be 86." Can you figure out what is the Date of Birth of Mr. Agrawal? Assume that the current year is 2000.

posted Jul 15, 2014 by Madhavi Latha

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Mr. Agrawal's date of birth is 31 December, 1915

Today is 1 January, 2000. The day before yesterday was 30 December, 1999 and Mr. Agrawal was 83 on that day. Today i.e. 1 January, 2000 - he is 84. On 31 December 2000, he will be 85 and next year i.e. 31 December, 2001 - he will be 86. Hence, the date of birth is 31 December, 1915.

solution Jul 19, 2014 by Yogeshwar Thakur
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Ans :Birthdate of Mr Agarwal is 31st Dec 1915

Given:
Today is 2nd Jan 2000
Yesterday was party on 1st Jan 2000
Mr agarwal replied "day before yesterday" means 30th dec1999

Calculation:
30th dec 1999=Age 83 yrs (11 months,29 days-hidden)
31st dec 1999=Age 84 yrs
31st dec 2000=Age 85 yrs (current year)
31st dec 2001=Age 86 yrs (next year)

solution Oct 26, 2015 by Jaikumar Bhatia
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The date of birth of Mr. Agarwal is DECEMBER 31 1916.

solution Jul 19, 2014 by Binu Mon



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