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How many pigs and chickens are there?

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A group of pigs and chickens are in the backyard of your house.
when counted by heads the number is 15.
when counted by legs the number is 44.
How many pigs and chickens are there?

posted Jul 16 by Prithvi

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there is 8 chicken and 7 pigs..
8 chickens have 16 legs..
7 pigs have 28 legs..

answer Jul 16 by Maroof Ali
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Let X = number of pigs and Y = number of chichen
Then, we can write the following equations.
X + Y = 15
4X + 2Y = 44
Solving the system, X = 7 , Y = 8

answer Jul 21 by anonymous



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