Chickens and rabbits

In the yard were chickens and rabbits. Together they had 18 heads and 56 legs. How many chickens and how many rabbits were in the yard?

Correct answer:

chickens:  8
rabbits:  10

Step-by-step explanation:

a+b=18 2a+4b=56 a=8 b=10

a+b = 18
2•a+4•b=56

a+b = 18
2a+4b = 56

a = 8
b = 10

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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

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Manikanta
35 chicken 5 rabbit

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Math student
viju has 40 chickens and rabbits.  If in all there are 90 legs.  How many rabbits are there with viju??

4 years ago  12 Likes
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Manikanta
35 chicken 5 rabbit

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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

3 years ago  29 Likes
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Nonsense question is something answering something else

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

2 years ago  3 Likes
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