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a mother is three times as old as her daughter. five years later, the mother will be two and a half times as old as her daughter. Find their present ages.
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Raghav

Now:
daughter  x
mom  3x
5 years from now:
daughter = x+5
mom = 3x+5
3x+5 = 2.5(x+5)
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