Arithmetic Aptitude :: Problems on Ages
2. The sum of ages of family members (both children and parents) is 360 years.The total ages of children and parents are in the ratio 2:1 and the ages of wife and husband are in the ratio 5:7.What will be the age of husband?
Given sum of ages is 360 years.
The ratio of children and parents ages is 2:1.
So total age of parents = 360 x 1 / 3 = 120 years
Given Ratio of wife and husband age is 5:7.
So the age of husband = 120 x 7 / 12 = 70
Hence the age of husband is 70 years.