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Cows, pigs and ducks 2010-01-06
From Eileen:
There are 239 cows and pigs in a farm. The total number of cows and ducks in the farm is 767. There are 5 times as many ducks as pigs. If the farmer can sell each duck for $7.50, how much can he collect from the sale of all his ducks?
Answered by Robert Dawson.
Cows, chickens, heads and feet 2008-09-01
From marina:
Iam helping my 6th grader son solve this problem. I found similar problem in the Q&A.I understood the simple answer without using an equation. I want to solve this using the equation.This is the question about chicken and cows. There are cows and chickens in the farm. There are 65 heads and 226 legs. How many chicken are there?
Answered by Harley Weston.
Cows and chickens 2008-06-16
From damebochie:
I got this problem and want to write a system of equation for it:
Farmer Joe has cows and chickens on his farm. One day he count 76 legs and 24 heads. How many cows and how many chickens are on the farm? write a system of equations and solve.
I don't have any problem to solve it, but I just can;t see how I am going to write this system of equation. Thank you so much for helping?

Answered by Harley Weston.
Chickens and cows 2007-02-08
From Norman:
My grandson is testing me on a question he recently solved.

The question is "A farmer has cows and chickens - there are 252 heads and 81 legs - how many of each animal does he have?"

I immediately thought of the quadratic equations I learned 50 years ago at school, but cannot remember how to do it. It is further complicated by the fact that 1 animal must have 3 legs as the total number of legs is 81 (or perhaps he his trying to catch me out) Any helpful advice would be welcome.

Many thanks

Answered by Stephen La Rocque and Penny Nom.
Cows, chickens and pigs 2005-09-10
From Markequetta:
I was asked a question by a friend who refuses to give the right answer to a question that I answered wrong. So if you can help me that would be great! The level of my question is secondary I believe.


Cows cost: $10
Chickens cost: $0.50
Pigs cost: $3

You have to buy 100 animals and spend $100, so how many cows, chickens, and pigs do you have on your farm?

Answered by Claude Tardif.



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