# Bala is 40 years old. Akshay is younger than Bala. Rahul is between Akshay and Anirudh, while Bala is between Akshay and Darpan. If there is a consecu

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Bala is 40 years old. Akshay is younger than Bala. Rahul is between Akshay and Anirudh, while Bala is between Akshay and Darpan. If there is a consecutive difference of 4 years between their ages, then what is the age of Rahul?
1. 36 years
2. 32 years
3. 44 years
4. 28 years

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : 32 years

The logic follows here is:

As given,

Bala = 40 years

i) Akshay is younger than Bala

means,

Bala > Akshay

ii) Rahul is between Akshay and Anirudh

means,

Akshay > Rahul > Anirudh

iii) While Bala is between Akshay and Darpan

means,

Darpan > Bala > Akshay

Thus combining all statements we get:

Darpan > Bala > Akshay > Rahul > Anirudh.

Now, it is given here is a consecutive difference of 4 years between their ages, and Bala's age is 40 years.

Rahul = Bala ages - 8 years.

Rahul = 40 - 8 years

Rahul = 32 years.

Hence, the correct answer is "32 years".