There are some rabbits and chickens in a field
Together they have 57 heads and 170 feet.
How many rabbits? How many chickens?
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There are 28 rabbits and 29 chickens in the field.
Extension question: How many rabbits and chickens are in a field if the number of legs is three times the number of heads?
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