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# A farmer has chickens and pigs. His animals have 53 heads and 142 legs between them. How many chickens and how many pigs does the farmer have? *​ abbigail333
There are 35 chickens and 18 dogs.

(Note: Unless you mean pigs and not dogs, the number of pigs the farmer have can not be determined. But if it's a typo error, then you can figure it out. Thanks.)

Step-by-step explanation:

Total Number of Heads = Total Number of Animals

Given:

Total heads or animals (combined chickens and dogs): 53 Total legs: 142

Let the animals be:

Chickens: xDogs: y

Equation (1):

x + y = 53

x = 53 - y  (chickens)

Let the legs be:

Chickens: 2xDogs: 4y

Equation (2):

2x + 4y = 142

Solve the system by substitution when x = 53-y:

2x + 4y = 142

2(53-y) + 4y = 142

106 - 2y + 4y = 142

Find y, the number of dogs:

2y = 142 - 106

2y/2 = 36/2

y = 18  (number of dogs)

Find x, the number of chickens:

x = 53-y

x = 53 - 18

x = 35  (number of chickens)

Check:

Number of heads or combined chickens and dogs:

x + y = 53

35 + 18 = 53

53 = 53  (True)

Number of legs:

2(35) + 4(18) = 142

70 + 72 = 142

142 = 142  (True) axelamat70

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Yes chicken legs have zinc you can get 1.88 milligrams of the mineral zinc in the chicken legs nelspas422

There are 10 pigs and 16 chickens. kateclaire

glen still have php30

mothers change will be 240 reyquicoy4321

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i hope its help enrica11

1. 30 pesos or Php 30

2.240 pesos or Php 240

Step-by-step explanation:

1st question= 200+ (3x50)=350 pesos

350-320(the money he spent)= 30 pesos

2nd question=(2x240)+(2x140)= 480+280=760 pesos

1000(money she has)- 760(the money she spent)= 240 pesos elishakim80

18 pigs and 35 chickens

Step-by-step explanation:

Let x  = number of pigs and   y  = number of chickens

then    4x + 2y    =   142   ---   and x + y =  53

2x + 2y     = 106       /  multiply    { x +y  = 53} by 2

2x + 0y     =   36

x             =   18 pigs

x + y   =   53

18 + y  =  53

y =   35  chickens  ### Other questions on the subject: Math Math, 28.10.2019, candace08
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