July 2011








Find their ages

I have never known this friend of mine, Pramod, to give a straight answer to any of my questions. He always speaks in a roundabout manner.

One day I asked him his age, and he insisted on telling me the age of his father as well. This is how he put it: My father is 30 years older than me, and the product of our ages is 1624.

So saying Pramod walked away and left me to work out the ages. Can you help me find the ages of Pramod and his father?







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