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Let the ages of the three persons be 4X, 7X and 9X Let the ages of the three persons 8 YEARS ago be 4X-8, 7X-8 and 9X-8 ATQ, 4X-8+7X-8+9X-8=56 20X-24=56 20X=56+24 20X=80 X=80/20 X=4 Therefore, present ages are 16,28 and 36