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**The average age of mother and her six children is 12 years, which is reduced by 5 years if the age of mother is excluded. The age of the mother (in years) is :**

A. 40
B. 50
C. 42
D. 48
**Answer: Option C**

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Solution(By Apex Team)

Mother + 6 children
= 12 × 7
= 84 years
6 children = 6 × 7 = 42 years
∴ Age of mother = 42 years

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