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 Chickens, Pigs, and Cattle (Posted on 2004-02-19)
You are sent to the market by your father with 800 dollars, and told to buy 100 animals. When you arrive at the market, you find out that pigs cost 8 dollars each, so it would be easy to follow your father's instructions.

However, you see that there are only 99 pigs for sale. The only other animals there are chickens for 1 dollar each, and cows for 80 dollars each.

If there are enough chickens and cows for you to buy as many as you wanted, how can you end up buying 100 animals using exactly 800 dollars?

 Submitted by RoyCook Rating: 2.1000 (10 votes) Solution: (Hide) 72 chickens 21 pigs, 7 cows.

 Subject Author Date Remedy solution Gamer 2011-01-02 19:54:07 Puzzle Solution: Method II K Sengupta 2008-05-08 14:17:53 Puzzle Solution: Method I K Sengupta 2008-05-08 14:16:38 answer K Sengupta 2008-05-06 14:18:40 re(2): another salution john 2005-06-13 21:07:45 re: another salution Timothy Bard 2005-01-03 14:41:34 found an answer to the problem richard 2004-05-16 13:02:34 re: Solution Steve Royer 2004-04-17 01:40:32 another salution hunter 2004-03-30 08:48:11 No Subject Slobodan 2004-03-01 07:55:36 Solution Tempe Everson 2004-02-25 08:56:37 Solution Tempe Everson 2004-02-25 08:34:39 Solution Cathy 2004-02-21 18:27:10 re: solution Penny 2004-02-21 17:08:33 solution maeve 2004-02-21 16:57:25 re: Ady's post about Penny's e.g. Larry 2004-02-21 11:28:52 Chickens, pigs and cattle sizz 2004-02-21 04:07:03 re: solution Penny 2004-02-19 19:45:43 solution Kristy 2004-02-19 19:30:30 solution pierre 2004-02-19 15:09:37 Another way Federico Kereki 2004-02-19 12:06:33 re(2): Solution OK, abbr. less Penny 2004-02-19 10:47:55 re: Solution OK, abbr. less Ady TZIDON 2004-02-19 10:24:22 Solution Penny 2004-02-19 09:36:07

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