Kyle Age: 11 
Eric Age: 13 
Ian Age: 7 
Nathaniel Age: 24 
Carlos Age: 25 
Alex Age: 22 
Bryan Age: 12 
Jagdish Age: 19 
Julian Age: 14 
Sean Age: 20 
Carter Age: 7 
Hayden Age: 13 
The total age of all those in the football team is 29.
The total age of all those in the swimming team is 61.
The total age of all those in the Maths quiz team is 56.
Who is in each team? (A person may be in more than one team!)
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