Formulas and Quick Tricks for Age Problems

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## How do you solve age type questions?

Formulas and Quick Tricks for Age Problems

- If the current age is x, then n times the age is nx.
- If the current age is x, then age n years later/hence = x + n.
- If the current age is x, then age n years ago = x – n.
- The ages in a ratio a : b will be ax and bx.
- If the current age is x, then 1/n of the age is x/n.

### How do you calculate age ratio?

If the present age is x, then age n years ago = x – n. The ages in a ratio a: b will be ax and bx. If the current age is y, then 1/n of the age is y/n.

#### How do you separate age groups?

1. By Generation

- The Silent Generation: Born 1928-1945.
- Baby Boomers: Born 1946-1964.
- Generation X: Born 1965-1980.
- Millennials: Born 1981-1996.
- Generation Z: Born 1997-2012.

**What is the present age of Alex if he is one fourth the age of his father?**

Alex’s age is one-fourth the age of his father. So, Hence, the present age of Alex is 10 years.

**How old are you means?**

Literally: What is your age in years? (impolite) Used to question the mental age (maturity) of the interlocutor.

## How do you solve a ratio question?

How to solve a ratio problem

- Add together the parts of the ratio to find the total number of shares.
- Divide the total amount by the total number of shares.
- Multiply by the number of shares required.

### What is the age ratio?

The proportion of young individuals to adults in a population.

#### What are age problems?

One application of linear equations is what are termed age problems. When solving age problems, generally the age of two different people (or objects) both now and in the future (or past) are compared. The objective of these problems is usually to find each subject’s current age.

**When a man is asked for his age he replied my age is 140 of what it was 10 years ago?**

Hence, the present age of the man is 35 years.

**When the present age of the mother is added to the present age of the daughter the sum is 40 years what will be their total age after 5 years?**

Answer. Total age = 40 + 10 = 50 years.

## What is the present age of Alex if he is one fourth the age of his father and if the age of the father is doubled?

### What age is of age?

Being at the age of majority—that is, old enough by law to vote, marry, or sign legal agreements without one’s parents. Typically refers to age 18, the age of majority in the United States. Just because you’re of age doesn’t mean you’re suddenly versed in the ways of the world—you’re still just a kid.

#### How are you old means?

Literal: What is your age in years?

**What is the ratio of 4 and 12?**

With a ratio of 4 to 12, the width is 4 and the height is 12. Below is a picture of what a rectangle with a ratio of 4:12 looks like. Since the simplest form of the fraction 4/12 is 1/3, the simplest form of the ratio 4:12 is also 1:3.

**What is the age group questionnaire?**

Age questions help you to align your product with the needs of your market. People within the same age group share overlapping interests and think in similar ways. For example, teenagers and young adults may not be as excited about healthy eating as people in their 40s or 50s.

## What is the best way to ask age questions?

As we’ve shown in this article, one of the best ways to ask age questions is to provide fixed age ranges like 18–23, 20–25, 10–19, and the like. You can use radio fields in the Formplus builder to ask age questions or date-time fields when you need to ask for the exact date of birth of survey respondents.

### Can you tell someone’s age by asking them how old they are?

You’re still the same person, and you still have the same vibe, whether you are 17 or you are 70. That makes it pretty hard to guess someone’s age just by asking questions and not looking at them.

#### How to ask for a respondent’s age in surveys?

How to Ask for a Respondent’s Age in Surveys 1 Straight Method The straight method involves asking survey respondents to input their dates of birth directly. 2 Age Group Method This is the best method to use in research surveys like demographic questionnaires, product testing and market research surveys. 3 Use Correlational Questions