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Janes aquarium holds goldfish, turtles, and snails. there are 16 legs, 10 shells, and 36 eyes. how many creatures of each type are in the aquarium? (Hint: snails have one leg and one shell)

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36/2 = 18

Since each creature has 2 eyes each, there must be 18 pets.

10 of these pets have shells; so there must be 10 snails and turtles combined, leaving:

8 goldfish

2 turtles (2 shells and 8 legs)

8 snails (8 shells and 8 legs)

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THANK YOU SO MUCH!!

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You're very welcome.

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