This Situation is Debata"Bull"!
The son had a herd of bulls and cows, all of which were white, grey, yellow, or piebald. The number of piebald bulls was less than the number of white bulls by fivesixths of the number of grey bulls; it was less than the number of grey bulls by ninetwentieths of the number of yellow bulls; and it was less than the number of yellow bulls by thirteen fortysecondths of the number of white bulls. The number of white cows was seventwelfths of the number of grey bulls and cows together; the number of grey cows was ninetwentieths of the number of yellow bulls and cows; and the number of piebald cows was thirteen fortysecondths of the number of white bulls and cows. Find the number of the herd?
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Source: Archimedes, 250 B.C.
