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posted by zar .
john has horses and chickens he has 3 less chickens than horses, if you count the total number of legs for chickens and horses you will get 24 how many chickens does john have?
answer pls and show how did you get it thanks

math 
Steve
2c + 4(c+3) = 24

math 
zar
HELP HELP HELP badly needed. . . .

math 
zar
is the solution like this?
2c+4c+12=24
6c=2412
6c=12
c=12/6
c=2
Did I get it right steve? 
math 
Ms. Sue
Let's see if that answer works.
With 2 chickens, there must be 5 horses.
2 * 2 = 4 legs
5 * 4 = 20 legs
4 + 20 = 24 legs
Yep! Your answer is right! 
math 
zar
Thank you. By the way I posted another question and posted my wrong answer can you please help me with that. Aprreciate it.

math 
zar
Hello Ms Sue, this is the problem that I mentioned a while ago. Please help. Thanks
Question : granny georgette and kiwi have a combined age of 77 if kiwi is 13 years less than twice granny georgette age how old is kiwi. 
math 
Ms. Sue
See my response above.

math 
zar
thanks
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