# math

posted by .

There are 36 chickens and dogs in the cage, with a total of 100 legs. How many chickens and dogs are there

• math -

number of chickens --- x
number of dogs ------36-x

solve for x....
2x + 4(36-x) = 100

## Similar Questions

1. ### Math 156

The number of dogs and chickens add up to 14. The number of legs between them is 36. How many dogs and how many chickens are on the farm if there are at least twice as many chickens as dogs?
2. ### math

The number of dogs and chickens on a farm add up to 14. The number of legs between them is 36. How many dogs and how many chickens are on the farm if there are at least twice as many chickens as dogs?
3. ### math

The number of dogs and chickens on a farm add up to 14. The number of legs between them is 36. How many dogs and how many chickens are on the farm if there are at least twice as many chickens as dogs
4. ### math

The number of dogs and chickens on a farm add up to 14. The number of legs between them is 36. How many dogs and how many chickens are on the farm if there are at least twice as many chickens as dogs?
5. ### math

The number of dogs and chickens on a farm add up to 14. The number of legs between them is 36. How many dogs and how many chickens are on the farm if there are at least twice as many chickens as dogs
6. ### Math

A farmer has dogs and chickens running around in his backyard. There are a total of 36 animals, and the farmer counts a total of 56 legs. The farmer can use a system of equations to determine how many of each animal there are. He claims …
7. ### Math

A farmer has dogs and chickens running around in his backyard. There are a total of 36 animals, and the farmer counts a total of 56 legs. The farmer can use a system of equations to determine how many of each animal there are. He claims …
8. ### Math

A farmer has dogs and chickens running around in his backyard. There are a total of 36 animals, and the farmer counts a total of 56 legs. The farmer can use a system of equations to determine how many of each animal there are. He claims …
9. ### math

A farmer has dogs and chickens running around in his backyard. There are a total of 36 animals, and the farmer counts a total of 56 legs. The farmer can use a system of equations to determine how many of each animal there are. He claims …
10. ### Math Problem

Jess has some dogs and chickens in his house all in all there are 15 heads and 26 lehs, how many dogs and chickens were there?

More Similar Questions