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Some problems have more than one answer. When you find an answer to a problem, don't stop there. Ask yourself if there might be other answers.
The villagers were building a bridge. While working under the bridge Rodney could see only the legs of those walking by. He counted 10 legs in one group. What combination of sheep and children could have been in that group?
I can check for other answers. I'll organize my work in a table.
|2||4||2||8||12 not ok|
|4||8||1||4||12 not ok|
There are two possible answers: 1 person and 2 sheep, or 3 people and 1 sheep.
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