A man walks into a bar, orders a drink, and starts talking to the bartender. During their conversation the customer learns that the bartender has three children. "How old are your children?" asks the customer. The bartender replies, "the product of their ages is 72." The man thinks for a minute and says, "that's not enough information." The bartender replies. "Okay, if you go outside and look at the building number posted over the door to the bar, you'll see the sum of their ages." The man goes outside, and after a couple of minutes he comes back in and tells the bartender, "That is still not enough information." The bartender smiles and says, "My youngest just loves strawberry ice cream." The customer thinks for a few more minutes and finally says, "Now I know how old they are."

How old are the children?

 

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