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 Cattle Selling (Posted on 2003-03-10)
My friend who owns a farm nearby, has five droves of animals on his farm consisting of cows, sheep and pigs with the same number of animals in each drove. One day he decided to sell them all and sold them to 8 dealers.

Each of the 8 dealers bought the same number of animals and paid at the rate of Rupees 17 for each cow, Rupees 2 for each sheep and Rupees 2 for each pig. My friend received from the dealer in total Rupees 285.

How many animals in all did he have and how many of each kind ?

(Given: 1 Rupee = 100 Paise)

 See The Solution Submitted by Ravi Raja Rating: 1.6667 (3 votes)

 Subject Author Date 116 solutions !! pcbouhid 2005-07-19 23:09:48 re: Regarding the Official Solution Timothy Bard 2004-12-27 18:17:57 Regarding the Official Solution Charlie 2003-03-13 08:42:45 re: With the new rupee total--a solution or several fwaff 2003-03-11 23:09:29 With the new rupee total--a solution or several Charlie 2003-03-11 03:23:07 I AM SORRY !!!! PROBLEM CORRECTED........ Ravi Raja 2003-03-11 03:13:40 Same number of animals? Gamer 2003-03-10 12:15:22 re(4): Error in the question? -- Yes on third thought. Charlie 2003-03-10 07:57:14 re(3): Error in the question? -- No, wait a second! fwaff 2003-03-10 07:33:53 re(2): Error in the question? -- No, wait a second! Charlie 2003-03-10 07:16:20 re: Error in the question? Charlie 2003-03-10 05:10:56 Error in the question? fwaff 2003-03-10 02:32:54

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