# A father was 30 years old when his daughter was born and the product of their present ages is 736. how old are they now? explain

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thus the father age = x+30 > the father is 30 years older than the

daughter

and x(x+30) = 736 > the product of their ages now

x²+30x =736

x²+30x-736 = 0

(x+46)(x-16) = 0

x = -46 or 16

thus the daughter age is 16 years now

& the father age is ( x + 30) = 16+ 30 = 46years now