Posted by **Anthony Holley** on Tuesday, March 31, 2009 at 4:35pm.

ther is 7 girls on a bus

each girl has 7 bookbags

each bookbags has 7 big cats

for every big cat there are 7 little cats

how many legs are on the bus

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**sara**, Tuesday, March 31, 2009 at 4:49pm
there is 42 legs not including the bookbags

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**si**, Tuesday, March 31, 2009 at 5:09pm
hi anthony,

hint first. try figuring out separately how many girls, then how many big cats, and then how many little cats.

obviously each girl has 2 legs and each cat 4 legs.

i get a few more than 42 legs on the bus

i get 7 girls,

7x7bookbags=49 book bags

7 bc x 49 bbs= 343 big cats

7 Lc x 343 bc = 2401 little cats

so.....girls 7x2=14legs

343bcx4=1372 big cat legs

2401x4= 9604 little cat legs

14+1372+9604=10990 legs

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