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A son is 8 years old. His father is five times as old.

How old was the father when his son was born?

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  1. A son is 8 years old. His father is five times as old.

    * How old will the father be when he will be twice as old as his son?

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  2. son = 8
    father = 5*8 = 40
    when son was born, father was 32
    In x years, you want
    40+x = 2(8+x)
    Now solve for x

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