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The combined age of Megha and Anamika is 44 years.
Megha was twice as old as Anamika when Megha was half as old an Anamika will be when Anamika is 3-times as old as Megha was when Megha was three times as old as Anamika.
How old is Megha?

The age of Megha to that of Anamika must be as 5 to 3. And as the sum of their ages was 44, Megha was 27Â½ and Anamika 16Â½. One is exactly 11 years older than the other. I will now insert in brackets in the original statement the various ages specified: “Megha is (27Â½) twice as old as Anamika was (13Â¾) when Megha was half as old (24Â¾) as Anamika will be (49Â½) when Anamika is three times as old (49Â½) as Megha was (16Â½) when Megha was (16Â½) three times as old as Anamika (5Â½).” Now, check this backwards. When Megha was three times as old as Anamika, Megha was 16Â½ and Anamika 5Â½ (11 years younger). Then we get 49Â½ for the age Anamika will be when she is three times as old as Megha was then. When Megha was half this she was 24Â¾. And at that time Anamika must have been 13Â¾ (11 years younger). Therefore Megha is now twice as oldâ€”27Â½, and Anamika 11 years youngerâ€”16Â½

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