Q.12 Fifteen years from now Ravi’s age will be four times his present age. What is Ravi’s present age?
Let us assume Ravi's present age to be x years.
According to the question,
x + 15 = 4x
Transposing x to the RHS
15 = 3x
Now dividing both sides by 3, we get
Hence Ravi's current age is 5 years.