# where's the father ???

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1. ### SubhroArgentina lost :&quot;(

Hi,

this is again a mailfwd..

its a littl bit naughty
and it makes u go back 2 ur school days when u were stuck with equations...

Please try this Maths test. if u r able to solve this query u would able to solve any math problem.

Calling all math's genius to try this...

The mum is 21 years older than the child.

In 6 years from now the mum will be 5 times as old as the child.

Question :

Where's the father?

Try first, before you check the answer below!

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Solution :

The mum is 21 years older than the child.

let M = current age of the mom
&...C = current age of the child

M = C + 21

In 6 years from now the mum will be 5 times as old as the child.

M + 6 = (C + 6) x 5

C + 21 + 6 = (C + 6) x 5
[since
M = C + 21 ]

C + 27 = 5C + 30

-3 = 4C
C = -3/4

The child is -3/4 years old, it'll be born in 9
months.

Therefore, right now, the father is on top of the mother :Lighten: