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Correct option is C)

Let the ages of the 5 children now be $x$.

The age of the father now $=x$

Tweleve years hence the sume of the ages of the five children $=x+5(12)$

$=x+60$

Ages of the father twelve years hence $=x+12$

$x+60=2(x+12)$

$x+60=2x+24$

$x=36$

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