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Family Breakfast


While having breakfast with his parents, Louis asks his mother:
"How old are you, mom?"

Mom: "Well Louis, our three ages add up to exactly seventy years."
Louis: "That's a lot, isn't it? And how old are you, dad?"
Dad: "Just six times as old as you, my son."
Louis: "Shall I ever be half as old as you, papa?"
Dad: "Yes, Louis; and when that happens our three ages will add up to exactly twice as much as to-day."

Questions :
Can you calculate the exact ages of his parents from the information they had given to Louis?
Can you find out the exact age of the mother?

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