# Aptitude | Arithmetic Aptitude 3 | Question 1

Present age of Vinod and Ashok are in ratio of 3:4 respectively. After 5 years, the ratio of their ages becomes 7:9 respectively. What is Ashok’s present age is ?**(A)** 40 years**(B)** 28 years**(C)** 32 years**(D)** 36 years**Answer:** **(A)****Explanation:** Let the present age of Vinod and Ashok be 3x years and 4x years respectively.

Then (3x+5) / (4x+5) = 7 / 9 ∴ 9(3x + 5) = 7(4x + 5) ∴ 27x + 45 = 28x + 35 ∴ x = 10 ∴ Ashok’s present age = 4x = 40 years