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How many cats were there in Catattackya and how many rats did each kill?

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In a single week, each cat in the rat infested village of Catattackya killed the same number of rats as every other cat.
The total number of rat fatalities during the week come to 299.
Less than 20 cats achieved this remarkable feat.
How many cats were there in Catattackya and how many rats did each kill?

posted Oct 23 by Varuna Magar

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13 cats x 23 rats


299=23*13, both prime numbers
cats- 13 as less than 20,
each cat killed 23 rats

answer Oct 23 by Hanifa Mammadov



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