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Posted by **renee** on Thursday, September 9, 2010 at 9:00pm.

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**MathMate**, Thursday, September 9, 2010 at 9:11pmYou can solve this with algebra. The following solution can be done mentally by a 5th grade student.

Start with 16 pigs, that gives 64 lesg.

Each pig changed for a chicken reduces 2 legs, and we need to reduce 64-52=12 legs.

So change 6 pigs for chickens to get 10 pigs and 6 chickens.

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