### Age Questions

Lesson by Mike McGarry
Magoosh Expert

Summary
The segment focuses on solving age-related questions in GMAT, emphasizing the importance of accurately defining variables to represent current ages and using mathematical operations to account for changes over time.
• Age questions involve understanding relationships between ages at different times, requiring precise variable definition.
• A common mistake is treating ages as fixed numbers without considering their change over time.
• It's recommended to define variables representing current ages and use addition or subtraction for past or future ages.
• Creating equations based on these variables helps solve the questions, as demonstrated with examples.
• The process involves careful equation setup and manipulation to find the correct age values.
Chapters
00:00
Understanding Age Questions
00:45
Common Mistakes and Strategies
01:30
Defining Variables for Current Ages
02:14
Creating Equations for Age Relationships
02:59
Solving Age Problems with Examples