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Meeta is four years older than Sunitha. After eight years, the sum of their ages will be three times that of their present ages. What is the age of Meeta?

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  1. m = s+4
    m+8 + s+8 = 3(m+s)

    or,

    m-s = 4
    m+s = 8

    m = 6

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