# Algebra

The Master Chief collects spiders and starfish. If his spiders have 8 legs and his starfish have 5 legs, how many starfish must he have given that his spider/starfish collection totals 19 creatures and 116 legs?

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1. 5s + 8(19-s) = 116

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2. I entered it there was a problem, it was incorrect

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3. 12

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4. WOW you got busted!

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5. 12

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6. That was

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7. Cheese

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8. Let s be the number of starfish. So, there must be 19-s spiders. We count up legs: 5s+8(19-s)=116. This gives 5s+152-8s=116, or 36=3s. So, the Chief has 12 starfish.

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9. its 12 :P if its wrong sue me

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10. I TRIED IT, IT IS 12

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11. It's 12

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12. Tried, 12

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13. 12

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14. I'm telling aops. This is bad.

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