# Courageous cowboys led horses on a watering place. In total near a watering place there were 26 heads and 82 legs. How many horses came to a watering place?

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of the heads-----26 g of legs---------82 N kovb.-----to. losh.------l. Resheniye's . And r and f m e t and h e with to and y with p about with about b. Both at a horse, and at the cowboy on 1 head. But horses on 4-2 = 2 have more LEGS. 2 * 26 = 52 N .-----would be if horses had about 2 legs too. 82 - 52 =----the surplus of legs belonging to horses at each of which is 2 legs more than 30 (N) , than at the cowboy. 30: 2 = 15 (l.) -----turns out that 15 horses to which we at first counted 2 legs can ADD 30 legs. 26 - 15 = 11 (to.) -----other heads belong to cowboys. Answer: of 11 cowboys, 15 horses; of Proverk: 2*11 + 4*15 = 82; 82 = 82 And l of e r and and h e with to and y with p about with about b. X is number of horses; 4 * X N----number of legs at horses 26-X -----number of cowboys; 2 * (26 - X) N---number of legs at cowboys; 4X + 2(26 - X) = 82 ----on a condition 4X - 2X = 82 - 52; 2X = 30; Х = 15 (l.) 26-X = 26 - 15 = 11 (to.) Answer's : of 15 horses, 11 cowboys.
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