The sum of Umar's age and his father is 46. Three years ago Umar's father age was 7 times Umar's age. How old is Umar now?

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The sum of Umar's age and his father is 46. Three years ago Umar's father age was 7 times Umar's age. How old is Umar now?

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F=FatherĀ current age

U + F=46

(U-3)*7=F-3

7U-21=F-3

7U-18=F

U+(7U-18)=46

8U-18=46

8U=64 /8

U=8

The answer is: UmarĀ is 8 years old.