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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

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

zar
HELP HELP HELP badly needed. . . .

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? 
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! 
zar
Thank you. By the way I posted another question and posted my wrong answer can you please help me with that. Aprreciate it.

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. 
Ms. Sue
See my response above.

zar
thanks
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