The man conducting the census asks a woman to age of three daughters. Woman says when multiply the age getnumber 72; if their ages add up, get a number of our house, as you see. The man says: That is not enough to calculate their ages. She says: my oldest daughter has a cat with a wooden leg. The man replies: So now I know their age.
How old are her daughter?
How old are her daughter?
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