# Mohan is 3 years older than Sohan. The sum of their ages is 43 years. Express the given statement as an equation

**Solution:**

Let the age of Sohan be x years

Then the age of Mohan be (x + 3) years

A/Q

x + (x + 3) = 43

Thus, x + (x + 3) = 43 is the required equation.

**✦ Try This:** Rohan is 5 years older than John. The sum of their ages is 51 years.

Let the age of Rohan be x years

Then the age of John be (x + 5) years

A/Q

x + (x + 5) = 51

Thus, x + (x + 5) = 51 is the required equation.

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**NCERT Exemplar Class 7 Maths Chapter 4 Problem 64**

## Mohan is 3 years older than Sohan. The sum of their ages is 43 years. Express the given statement as an equation

**Summary:**

Thus, if Mohan is 3 years older than Sohan and the sum of their ages is 43 years then it can be expressed in an equation as x + (x + 3) = 43.

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