# There are two farmers, and both have sheeps. The first says to the second..........How many sheeps does each farmer has?

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There are two farmers, and both have sheeps.
The first says to the second:
-If you give one sheep, we'll have the same quantity of sheeps.

And the second one says:
- No, if you give one sheep of yours, I'll have the double of sheeps than you.

How many sheeps does each farmer has?

posted Jun 19, 2018

3 and 5

first-x, second- y
y-1=x+1
y+1=2x

x=3, y=5

answer Jun 19, 2018

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