anonymous
  • anonymous
A Farmer has 142 animals chickens and goats if the animals have a total of 496 legs what ise number of chickens?
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anonymous
  • anonymous
let chicken be x goat be y total animals are x+y=142
anonymous
  • anonymous
legs of chicken is =2x legs of goat =4y 2x+4y=496
anonymous
  • anonymous
Let chickens be x and goat be y. As we know that chicken have two legs and goat have four legs. 2x + 4y = 496. Total animals = 142 i.e. x+y = 142

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anonymous
  • anonymous
solve the 2 equations....:)
AriPotta
  • AriPotta
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anonymous
  • anonymous
x + y = 142 x = 142 - y ----- (1) 2x + 4y = 196 ---- (2) Substituting equation (1) on (2) 2(142-y) + 4y = 192 by solving these you will get the value of y then put the value in eqn. (1), you will get the x.
anonymous
  • anonymous
x=36
AriPotta
  • AriPotta
was typing whole answer, then saw above.........
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  • AriPotta
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anonymous
  • anonymous
it ok sir be happy:)
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  • AriPotta
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