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Dragonflies and Spiders 1 March, 2008

Posted by monopod in Miscellaneous.
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(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??

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1. bouncybaby - 1 March, 2008

Crystal ball??

2. monopod - 1 March, 2008

I see you are determined to be helpful.


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