# Math

A spider has eight legs and has six legs there are a group of spiders and a group of ounce groups have equal numbers of legs what is the least number of spiders and ants in each group

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1. Your post makes no sense, but let me take a stab at what you are trying to say and conjure this ....

" A spider has eight legs and an ant has six legs.
There are a group of spiders and a group of ants. The groups have equal numbers of legs.
What is the least number of spiders and ants in each group ? "

Let the number of spiders be x
let the number of ants by y

8x = 6y
x/y = 6/8
x : y = 6 : 8 = 3 : 4

what can you conclude from the above?

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2. nice save, Reiny. I had no idea what an "ounce" might be.

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