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A pigeon runs into a flock of pigeons and asks their leader what is your number in this flock? The leader replays: I am not suppose to tell you our exact number, but if you take twice our number and add a half of our number and still add another quarter of our number plus yourself would be 100. How many pigeons were in that flock? Write an equation and solve it

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Let x be the number of pigeons in the flock.

2x + x/2 + x/4 +1 = 100
(11/4) x = 99

Solve that.

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can I have a hint?

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is there another way to solve this??

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I am not sure how to solve this one

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Multiply both sides of the equality sign by (4/11).

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