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Salman age puzzle 7 june

Salman age puzzle

salman's youth lasted one sixth of his life. He grew a beard after one twelfth more. After one seventh more of his life, he married. 5 years later, he and his wife had a son. The son lived exactly one half as long as his father, and salman died four years after his son.

How many years did salman live?

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  1. Salman's age will be 84 and his son 42.

  2. Considering Salman's age as x and his son's age as y, following will be equations:
    x = 2y
    x/6 + x/12 + x/7 + 5 + y + 4 = x

    Solving above, gives x as 84

  3. answer of Madhur is very interesting!!!