arithmetic - present ages of pratyush and prakash are in the ratio 5 4 respectively three years hence the ratio of their ages will become 11 9 respectively what is prakashs present age in years - skillgun

Solution: Let the present ages of Pratyush and Prakash be 5x and 4x years respectively. Then,
5x+3 11
------- = ---- <==> x= 6.
4x+3 9
.'. Prakash's present age 4x = 4*6 = 24 years.