# Chickens and rabbits

In the yard were chickens and rabbits. Together they had 23 heads and 76 legs. How many chickens and how many rabbits were in the yard?

a =  8
b =  15

### Step-by-step explanation:

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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

5 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.

4 years ago  6 Likes
Qing.
Can you give a better explanation? I can't understand it tho.

2 years ago  4 Likes
Human
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

1 year ago  2 Likes
Math student
Hi I dont get it that well.

1 year ago  2 Likes
Mcchicken
I only got a 5 on my test thanks a lot loseres

1 year ago  3 Likes

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