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Can you work out their ages?

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Megha and her father love puzzles. When Megha’s cousin asked her how old she was she told her :“If I doubled my age and subtracted 1, it would be the same as my father’s age - and if you reverse the digits of his age, you get my age.”
Can you work out their ages?

posted May 26, 2014 by Mishthy Mukherjee

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As per the question, we came to know that age of father is an odd number, as double age of meghna -1. so the 1st digit of age of meghna is an odd #.

then after on trail and error basis we found 37 as age of meghna and 73 as age of meghna's father.

As 37 *2 -1 = 73.

solution May 26, 2014 by Kunal Shah
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37 meghas age, 73 fathers age.

solution Jun 12, 2014 by Binu Mon
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