THE WEDDING ANNIVERSARY PUZZLE

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Recently I attended the twelfth wedding anniversary celebrations of my good friends Mohini and Jayant. Beaming with pride Jayant looked at his wife and com-mented, ‘At the time we were married Mohini was 3/4 of my age, but now she is only 5/6 th.
We began to wonder how old the couple must have been each at the time of their marriage!
Can you figure it out?

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    Jayant was 24 and Mohini 18.

    John123 Expert Answered on 26th July 2015.
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    Mohini  18 Years & Jayant  24 years

    drrvkulkarni Starter Answered on 9th July 2018.
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    Let X be Jayant age. So we can write (X+12)*5/6 = (3/4)*X +12 >>  (10/12)*X+10 = (9/12)*X + 12 >> X = 24 so Mohini = (3/4)*x =18

    Moshe Expert Answered on 15th March 2023.
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