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Have You Heard of This Herd?

Half of my cattle is in such a place, 1/8 in such, 1/10 in such, 1/20 in such, 1/60 in such, and here there are 50. Find the number of the herd.

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Source: Bishop Carmuel's Mathesis Biceps, 1560