Chicken and rabbits (classic)

Grandmother breeding chickens and rabbits. It found that the yard has 35 heads and 108 legs. How many chickens and rabbits breeding in the yard?

Result

x =  16
y =  19

Solution:

x+y = 35
2x+4y = 108

x+y = 35
2x+4y = 108

x = 16
y = 19

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