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Roosters, hens and chicks 2010-06-10
From Kamarah:
If a rooster is worth 5 coins and a hen is worth 3 coins and chicks 3 together are worth 1 coin, how many roosters, hen and chicks totaling 100 can be bought with 100 coins?

you must buy at least one of each type of fowl
no fractional fowl
chicks are purchased in multiple of 3
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Answered by Penny Nom.
Hens and roosters 2009-05-16
From Rogerson:
In a certain poultry farm, the ratio of the number of hens to roosters is 3:5. If 15 new roosters are added, a third of the farm will be compose of hens. Find the original number of chickens.
Answered by Stephen La Rocque.



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