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Problem: The ratio of Meena's age and Kamla's age is 3 : 5 and the sum of Meena's age and Kamla's ages is 80 years. The ratio of their ages after 10 years will be ? [ Calculator, Method and examples ]

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Your problem `->` The ratio of Meena's age and Kamla's age is 3 : 5 and the sum of Meena's age and Kamla's ages is 80 years. The ratio of their ages after 10 years will be ?


At present, ratio of Meena's age and Kamla's age is `3:5` (given)

Let their ages be `3x` and `5x` years

At present, sum of Meena's age and Kamla's age is `80` (given)

`:.3x+5x=80`

`:.8x=80`

`:.x=10`

`:.` Meena's present age`=3x=30` years and Kamla's present age`=5x=50` years

`:.` Their ages after 10 years will be `40` and `60` years

`:.` Ratio of their ages `=40:60``=2:3`

`:.` 10 years hence, ratio of Meena's age and Kamla's age will be `2:3`








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