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      Difference between the ages of A and B is same as the difference between the ages of B and C. The difference between the ages of A and C is 7 years. If their sum of age is 33, then find the ratio of ages of three people.

      A 13:8:7 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
      B 29:22:15 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
      C 7:10:9 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
      D 3:3:2 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
      E 5:4:3 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer

      Solution

      According to question, => A – B = B – C => A + C = 2B-----(1) => A – C = 7 ------(2) => A = 7 + C => A + B + C = 33 => 2B + B = 33 => B = 11 Now, => A + B + C = 33 => A + 11 + C = 33 => A + C = 22 ----(3) Soving equation 2 and 3, Age of A =  14.5 Age of C = 7.5 Required ratio = 14.5:11:7.5 = 29:22:15

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