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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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