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How many cows and chickens did farmer Amogh buy?

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Farmer Amogh has bought new cows and chickens. Together, the animals have 25 heads and 72 legs. How many cows and chickens did farmer Amogh buy?

posted May 9, 2014 by Pardeep Kohli

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3 Solutions

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Assume
number of Cows are X
number of chickens are Y

Now we have two equations
X + Y = 25
4X + 2Y = 72

On solving these two we find X=11 and Y=14 so answer is 11 Cow and 14 chicken

solution May 9, 2014 by Salil Agrawal
+2 votes

Let the number of cows be X and number of Chickens be Y

then,

X + Y = 25
4X + 2Y = 72

by, solving these two, we will get X = 11 and Y = 14

solution Dec 12, 2014 by Saranya Sasidharan
+1 vote

11 Cows and 14 Chickens

solution May 9, 2014 by Kunal Shah



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