There are some shepherds and their sheep in a grazing field. The no. of total heads are 60 and total legs are 168 including both men and sheep. The no. of sheep are:

  • Option 1)

    20

  • Option 2)

    26

  • Option 3)

    24

  • Option 4)

    36

  • Option 5)

    18

Answers (1)

Let no. of men = x

No of sheep = y

X+Y = 60............... (1)

2X+4Y=168

Or

X+2Y = 84 ............(2)

(2) – (1)

Y= 24

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