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"In two years I will be twice as old as I was three years ago" - How old is she?

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Garima went for a morning walk and met her old friend Shamita and her daughter Jaya after a long time. Garima asked Shamita how old is Jaya to which Jaya replied “In two years I will be twice as old as I was three years ago”. How old is Jaya?

posted Jul 27, 2015 by Anshika Utadi

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Jaya is 8 years old.

solution Jul 27, 2015 by Nupur Brajmohan
What is the logic?
Let Jaya be x years old.Given (x+2)=2*(x-3), Solving this we get x=8 years
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let Jaya's age be X
After 2 years her age will be X +2
Before 3 years her age was X - 3
Given,2(X -3)= X +2
2 X -6 = X +2
X = 8
Jaya is 8 years old

solution Aug 27, 2015 by Swetha Ragupathi



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