Maths Challenge – How many hens?

On a farm there were some hens and sheep.

Altogether there were 8 heads and 22 feet.

Hints and Tips

  1. How many legs would one hen and one sheep have altogether?
  2. How many legs would there be if there were 5 hens?
  3. Use objects to represent the legs.
  4. Think about how many heads each animal has!
  5. How many hens and sheep are there altogether?

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