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There were 45 sheep and several shepherds in the meadow. After half of the shepherds and a third of the sheep left the meadow, the remaining shepherds and sheep had a total of 126 legs. All sheep and all shepherds usually had leg counts. how many shepherds were originally in the meadow?

Correct answer:

a =  6

Step-by-step explanation:

2 (a2a)+4 (45345)=126  2 (aa/2)+4 (4545/3)=126  6a=36  a=636=6  a=6

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