kittens --- x
adult cats -- 6x+4
kittens = x-8
6x+4 = 8(x-8) - 4
6x + 4 = 8x - 64 - 4
-2x = -72
x = 36
Number of adults has not changed, so there are
6(36) + 4 or 220 adult cats
number of kittens 36
cats = 220
is 6(36) + 4 = 220 ? yes
kittens = 28
is 8(28)-4 = 220 ? YES
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At the local animal shelter, there are 30 cats and 36 dogs. What is the ratio of dogs to cats at the local animal shelter
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