Lavish was asked to specify his age in years. He said, “Take my age 3 years hence, multiply it by three and subtract thrice of my age 3 years ago and you will know my age.” What was the age of Lavish?

12

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18

Current age of Lavish = A years. Then, 3 (A + 3) – 3 (A – 3) = A (3A + 9) – (3A – 9) = A A = 18

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