# Chickens and rabbits

In the yard were chickens and rabbits. Together they had 25 heads and 90 legs. How many chickens and how many rabbits were in the yard?

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**Math student**

We know that chicken has 2 legs and rabbit has 4. Assume that all heads are of chicken = 44*2 = 88. Now the difference between the total no. Of legs = 124-88 = 36. 36/2 =18 legs of Rabbits and 44-18 = 26 for chicken

4 years ago 48 Likes

**Math student**

40 chickens means 80 legs rest 10 legs .rabbit has 4 legs or 2 legs?10 legs will be shared among rabbit.

3 years ago 6 Likes

**Human**

Q: what about if there was 56 heads and 170 legs?

A: There are:

a = 27 chicken

b = 29 rabbit

see calculation: https://www.hackmath.net/en/calculator/solving-system-of-linear-equations?input=a%2Bb+%3D+56%0D%0A2*a%2B4*b%3D170&submit=Calculate

A: There are:

a = 27 chicken

b = 29 rabbit

see calculation: https://www.hackmath.net/en/calculator/solving-system-of-linear-equations?input=a%2Bb+%3D+56%0D%0A2*a%2B4*b%3D170&submit=Calculate

11 months ago 2 Likes

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