One day, a person went to horse racing area, Instead of counting the number of human and horses, he instead counted 74 heads and 196 legs. Yet he knew the number of humans and horses there. How did he do it, and how many humans and horses are there?

Answers (1)

Assume the number of hourses is x and numnber of humans are y.

ATQ

x + y = 74...(i)

4x + 2y = 196....(ii)

4 x Equation (i) - Equation (ii)

4x + 4y -4x - 2y = 296 - 196

2y = 100

y = 50

x = 24

Hence number of Hourses is 24 and number of humans are 50.

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