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Dragonflies and Spiders 1 March, 2008

Posted by monopod in Miscellaneous.

(Taken from http://myplaypen.blogspot.com/)

A dragonfly has 6 legs, and a spider has 8 legs. There are 20 bugs and 144 legs. How many dragonflies and how many spiders are there?

Can someone tell me how you are supposed to solve this without using algebra??



1. bouncybaby - 1 March, 2008

Crystal ball??

2. monopod - 1 March, 2008

I see you are determined to be helpful.

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