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Quoth and Demand

Three Persons, viz. A, B, C, thus discourse together concerning their Age, quoth B to A, I am as old, and half as old again as you, then quoth C to B I am twice as old as you, then quoth A to them, and I am sure the Sum of all our ages is 165, now I demand each Manís Age?


Source: Edward Cockerís Arithmetic, 1719