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A math teacher drove by a playground that was full of boys and dogs.The teacher notice there were a total of 40 heads and 100 feet. Hom many boys and how many dogs were there?

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asked by Layla
  1. Let x = boys and y = dogs

    x + y = 40, then x = 40-y

    2x + 4y = 100

    Substitute 40-y for x in second equation and solve for y. Insert that value into the first equation and solve for x. Check by inserting both values into the second equation.

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    posted by PsyDAG
  2. 10 dogs
    30 kids

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    posted by Poop
  3. 2-4=2-=+y=y765

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