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Posted by **Crissy XD** on Monday, May 2, 2011 at 7:06am.

There are 41 pigs and chickens on a farm. If there are 100 legs counted altogehter, how many of each animal are there?

One day, 5/6 of the office staff came to work. If three more had been away, this fraction would have decreased to 3/4. How many people are on full staff?

Mrs. Grant was 20 when her eldest child, tess, was born. Carly was born 2 years later and Troy another 4 years later. Now the average of their four ages is 39. How old are Mrs. Grant and her three children?

Please help...

- 10th Grade Math -
**Reiny**, Monday, May 2, 2011 at 8:07am1.

new price x cents

solve 10x = 12(15)

2. number of chickens --- x

number of pigs --- 41-x

solve : 2x + 4(41-x) = 100

3. number of people --- x

(5/6)x - 3 (3/4)x

4. let the number of year since Troy was born be x

Mrs. Grant = 20+6+x

Tess = 6+x

Carly = 4+x

Troy = x

solve : 26+x + 6+x + 4+x + x = 4(39)

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