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the total number of horses and people at a riding academy one sunday was 39.The total number of legs at the academy that day was 124.How many people were at the riding academy that sunday?

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    H+P=39
    4H+2P=124

    H=39-P
    4(39-P)+2P=124
    solve for P there, then go back and solve for H.

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