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Upper primary school mathematics question UPQ187
Fatimah is 8 years old. When she reaches her mother’s present age, her mother would be 62 years old. How old is Fatimah’s mother now?
Draw the math model,
From the model,
2U = 62 – 8 = 54
1U = 27
Fatimah’s mother is 27 + 8 = 35 years old