Posted by **don ** on Saturday, August 18, 2012 at 2:52am.

sue has some ducks and some goats,if there are 36 legs altogether,what is the greatest number of goats possible

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**David Q/R**, Saturday, August 18, 2012 at 3:20am
9 goats would have 36 legs, but Sue's got some ducks as well, i.e. at least two, so at least four legs belong to the ducks. That leaves 32 - which means 8 goats.

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