# Algebra

4 years ago my father's age was 4 times that of my age. At present the sum of my father's age and that of mine is 53 years . What is father's present age.

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1. father's age is f. My age is m.

(f-4) = 4(m-4)
f+m = 53

Now just solve for f and m.

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