Friday
April 18, 2014

Homework Help: math

Posted by Bob on Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at 3:36pm.

Farmer Brown had some animals. One-fourth were horses, one-half were cows, and the rest were pigs. He had 8 pigs. How many animals did he have altogether?

I know you would get a common denominator for 1/4 and 1/2 which would be 4 so you would have 1/4+2/4= 3/4 and then take 4/4 -3/4 which would be 1/4 pigs, but I can't get the rest

Answer this Question

First Name:
School Subject:
Answer:

Related Questions

Math - John had some animals. One-fourth were horses, one-half were cows, and ...
math - Farmer Brown had ducks and cows. One day she noticed that the animals had...
math - A farm has 60 cows, pigs, and horses. There are 4 times as many cows and ...
math - A farm has 60 cows, pigs, and horses. There are 4 times as many cows and ...
math - a farmer had 24 animals. some of the animals were chicken and some were ...
5th grade - Carol uses the same ratio table to solve the problems below. Do you ...
math - ken and mark have some ducks and pigs. when asked how many ducks and pigs...
avd. math - farmer joe needs cows pigs an chickens cows cost 10.00 each and pigs...
math - You have exactly 100 dollars to buy 100 animals you must buy at least one...
Math - Can ayou nswer this? Good luck!!!!!!!!!. Horses are $10, pigs are $3 and ...

Search
Members