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Farmer Brown had ducks and cows. One day she noticed that the animals had a total of 12 heads and 32 feet. How many of the animals were ducks and how many were cows?

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  1. D + C = 12 (number of heads)
    2D + 4C = 32 (number of feet)

    Solve for D and C, using algebra.

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  2. there are 4 cows and 8 ducks because if you - 32-24=8 and 8 divided by 2 = 4 cows
    so my answer is 4 cows and 8 ducks

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  3. aw . it doesn't exactly tell you how to do it. I need to write an equation for this question :( my teacher wont take this xD

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  4. there are 4 cows and 8 ducks

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  5. 8 ducks and 4 cows
    D + C = 12
    8 + 4 = 12
    2 D + 4 C = 32
    2(8)+ 4(4)= 32
    16 + 16 = 32
    32 = 32

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  6. -14-(14)-14

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