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There are some men and buffaloes at a place. If total number of heads are 15 and total number of legs are 46 then how many men and buffaloes are there?




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Let the number of men be M
and, number of buffaloes = B
M +B =15
⇒M = 15 -B
2M + 4B =46
⇒M + 2B =23
⇒15 -B +2B= 23
⇒B= 8
so, M = 15 -8 = 7
number of men is 7 and number of buffaloes is 8

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