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Homework Help: math

Posted by TommyBoy on Friday, May 24, 2013 at 5:22am.

A farmer had 500 ducks and 300 chickens. He gave his sister 100 chickens and ducks. Later, the farmer bought 10 more ducks and 75 more chickens. As a result, the number of ducks decreased by 12% and the number of chickens increased by 15%.

a) How many ducks did the farmer give away?
b) How many chickens did he give away?

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