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A farmer owns a total of 16 chickens and rabbits. The chickens and rabbits have 54 legs altogether. How many rabbits are there?

 Feb 18, 2022
edited by Guest  Feb 18, 2022
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r = rabbits         legs =    4r

c = chickens = 16 - r       legs = 2 (16-r)            summed they equal 54

 

4r      +      2 (16-r)      = 54               Now....can you solve for 'r' ?

 Feb 18, 2022

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