Chicken

I threw three chicken for a handful of grains and I noticed that it eat in a ratio of 8:7:6 and two of them grabbed 156 grains. How many grains have fought that chicken?

Result

x =  96
y =  84
z =  72

Solution:


y+z =156
7 x = 8 y
6 y = 7 z

y+z = 156
7x-8y = 0
6y-7z = 0

x = 96
y = 84
z = 72

Calculated by our linear equations calculator.



Our examples were largely sent or created by pupils and students themselves. Therefore, we would be pleased if you could send us any errors you found, spelling mistakes, or rephasing the example. Thank you!





Leave us a comment of this math problem and its solution (i.e. if it is still somewhat unclear...):

Showing 0 comments:
1st comment
Be the first to comment!
avatar




Tips to related online calculators
Check out our ratio calculator.
Do you have a linear equation or system of equations and looking for its solution? Or do you have quadratic equation?

Following knowledge from mathematics are needed to solve this word math problem:

Next similar math problems:

  1. Viju
    chicken_2 viju has 40 chickens and rabbits. If in all there are 90 legs. How many rabbits are there with viju??
  2. Three days
    skolske-zosity_1 During the three days sold in stationery 1490 workbooks. The first day sold about workbooks more than third day. The second day 190 workbooks sold less than third day. How many workbooks sold during each day?
  3. Hotel rooms
    hotel_3 In the 45 rooms, there were 169 guests, some rooms were three-bedrooms and some five-bedrooms. How many rooms were?
  4. Three friends
    oriental The three friends spent 600 KC in a teahouse. Thomas paid twice as much as Paul. Paul a half less than Zdeněk. How many each paid?
  5. Fifth of the number
    numbs_5 The fifth of the number is by 24 less than that number. What is the number?
  6. Mother and daughter
    kresba_1 The ratio of years mother and daughter is 5:2. After 7 years the ratio is 2: 1. How many years ago daughter was born?
  7. Two numbers
    numbers_1 Find two numbers whose difference and ratio is 2.
  8. Translations
    translation If I going to translate the book 6 pages per day I translate it 4 days earlier than if I translated 5 pages a day. If I translate 4 pages a day I translate it for how many days.....?
  9. 1.5 divided
    eq2_3 1.5 divided by 1 = w divided by 4
  10. ATC camp
    camp The owner of the campsite offers 79 places in 22 cabins. How many of them are triple and quadruple?
  11. Substitution
    eq1_5 solve equations by substitution: x+y= 11 y=5x-25
  12. Mom and daughter
    family_1 Mother is 39 years old. Her daughter is 15 years. For many years will mother be four times older than the daughter?
  13. Trees
    jablone Along the road were planted 250 trees of two types. Cherry for 60 CZK apiece and apple 50 CZK apiece. The entire plantation cost 12,800 CZK. How many was cherries and apples?
  14. Parking
    bus_and_car 120 vehicles parking on the morning. Pasenger car is charged 20 CZK, 50 CZK per bus. The guard collected for parking 2640 CZK in total. How many cars and how many buses stood in the parking?
  15. Classroom
    trieda_1 There are eighty more girls in the class than boys. Boys are 40 percent and girls are 60 percent. How many are boys and how many girls?
  16. Equations
    p1110617 Solve following system of equations: 6(x+7)+4(y-5)=12 2(x+y)-3(-2x+4y)=-44
  17. Mushrooms
    mushrooms-01 For five days, we have collected 410 mushrooms. Interestingly every day we have collected 10 mushrooms more than the preceding day. How many mushrooms we have collected during 4th day?