Math

There are 7 girls on a bus.
Each girl is carrying 7 backpacks.
In each backpack, there are 7 big cats.
For each big cat, there is 7 little cats.

How many legs are there?

My answer was 10,990 legs. My teacher said it wasn't right, although it was very close. I don't see how this is the wrong answer though.

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1. 2912. Backpacks don't have legs.

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2. It's talking about the girls and cats legs? ^^

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posted by Riley
3. Lawls, okay.
11088.

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4. How did you get that answer?

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posted by Riley
5. Cats have two legs, and two arms.

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6. Honestly, I'm not sure. .-. And...I thought they were all legs...

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7. I did too? I don't think that it is supposed to be a trick question like that though!

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posted by Riley
8. Is this a MATH problem or a RIDDLE?

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9. As a RIDDLE, the answer is 0, because a bus has wheels instead of legs.

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10. Math. The girls are on the bus!! And the cats are inside their backpacks. I don't know, it's confusing though. Thanks for trying though!

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posted by Riley

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12. I thought so, but he said it was close but not exact.

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posted by Riley
13. Maybe you need to add 2 legs for the driver.

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14. We already asked if there was a driver or anyone else. He said no. He wasn't trying to trick us or anything.

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posted by Riley
15. for each backpack-- 7 big cats
and 49 little cats
number of legs in one bagback = 4(7+49) = 224

but there are 49 backpacks
so number of catlegs = 224*49 = 10976
number of girl-legs = 14

total number of legs = 10976 + 14 = 10990

The way the question was worded, you are correct.

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posted by Reiny
16. 2y-10y

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