Count the Animals
A cricket has 6 legs, a squirrel has 4 legs and a spider has 8 legs.
In a local zoo, it was found that the total number of legs is 612. Also, there are equal number of each of the above animals/insects.
Can you find out how many animals are there in the zoo?
There are 34 of each animal.
Since it is given that there are equal number of each of the animals, let this number be X.
Total No. of legs = 6X + 4X + 8X = 16X.
It is also given that total No. of legs = 612.
Hence, 16X = 612 => X = 612 / 18 = 34.
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