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Posted by **Ida** on Saturday, September 24, 2011 at 4:50pm.

Horses are $10, pigs are $3 and rabbits are $0.50. A farmer buys 100 animals for $100, How many of (each ) animal did he buy? Hint: there are 2 answers

No less than 1 animal each, and no more than 6 horses.Thank You

- Math -
**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, September 24, 2011 at 4:55pmHere's Bobpursley's answer from earlier today.

100=P+H+R

100=10H+3P+.5R

set them equal.

P+H+R=10H+3P+.5R

0=9H+2P-.5R

here is one answer:

H/P/R

0/20P/80R

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