# Maths

The joint age of uncle tom and his brother is 60years.in 6year's time uncle tom will be twice as old as his brother was 6 years ago,how old is uncle tom? Let uncle tom be x years old

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1. x and (60-x) now

in six years
Tom = (x+6)
brother = (54-x)

(x+6) = 2 (54-x)

x+6 = 108 -2x
3x = 102
x = 34

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