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The father is older than the son by the ratio of 5:2. Dad is older than 33. How old are they both?

Correct answer:

a =  55
b =  22

Step-by-step explanation:

a:b=5:2 = a/b  5b=2a a=33+b  5 b=2 a a=33+b  2a5b=0 ab=33  Row221 Row1Row2 2a5b=0 1.5b=33  b=1.533=22 a=20+5b=20+5 22=55  a=55 b=22

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