Math

posted by .

John had some animals. One-fourth were horses, one-half were cows, and the rest were pigs. He had 8 pigs. How many animals did he have altogether?

  • Math -

    what is the total cost of the rechargeable batteries and battery chager?

  • Math Ana -

    John had some animals. One-fourth were horses, one-half were cows, and the rest were pigs. He had 8 pigs. How many animals did he have altogether?

    Let x = number of animals

    1/4 x + 1/2 x = x - 8

    Multiply both sides by 4.

    x + 2x = 4x - 32

    You should be able to calculate it from here.

  • Math Lily -

    First, if you have a question, it is much better to put it in as a separate post in <Post a New Question> rather than attaching it to a previous question, where it is more likely to be overlooked.

    To some extent, it would depend on the type of batteries you have (D, C, AA, AAA, 9V).

    Since this is not my area of expertise, I searched Google under the key words "rechargable batteries" to get this:

    http://www.google.com/search?client=safari&rls=en&q=rechargable+batteries&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8

    In the future, you can find the information you desire more quickly, if you use appropriate key words to do your own search. Also see http://hanlib.sou.edu/searchtools/.

  • Math -

    How to evaluate this abc-3d?

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. math

    Farmer Brown had some animals. One-fourth were horses, one-half were cows, and the rest were pigs. He had 8 pigs. How many animals did he have altogether?
  2. 5th grade

    Carol uses the same ratio table to solve the problems below. Do you agree or disagree?
  3. math

    A farm has 60 cows, pigs, and horses. There are 4 times as many cows and pigs as horses. How many horses are there?
  4. math

    ken and mark have some ducks and pigs. when asked how many ducks and pigs they had altogether mark said there is a total of 17 heads and 42 feet. I have 3 times as many ducks as pigs. yes replied ken and we both have the same number …
  5. Math

    joe has a farm with 99 animal, four times as many cows as horses, twice as many horses as pigs. how many cows, horses and pigs are there?
  6. Math

    On joes farm there are 99 animals. There are four times as many cows as horses on the farm. There are twice as many horses as lives. How many horses, cows, and pigs are there?
  7. Math

    there are 50 animals on a farm,24% of them are pigs, 30% are cows and the remaining are sheep. what is the percentage of the total number of cows and pigs to that of the sheep?
  8. math

    there are 63 animals. 2 are horses .there 5 more chickens than 3 times the pigs. there are 2 less chickens than half pigs times 7
  9. Maths

    If a farmer has 90 animals in a field.4/9 are sheep,1/3 are cows,1/10 are horses and the rest are pigs.How many pigs are there?
  10. Fractions

    There are animals on the farm half are pigs one fifth are sheep what fraction are cows

More Similar Questions