In Sagalo’s farm there are 5 more pigs than cows. There are 4 times as many goats as cows.

Class: KCPE

Subject: Mathematics

Topic: Algebra

Lesson Summary

In Sagalo’s farm there are 5 more pigs than cows. There are 4 times as many goats as cows . If there are p pigs, which one of the following expressions represents the total number of animals in Sagalo’s farm?

A.6p + 25
B.6P – 25
C.6p – 15
D.6p – 10



Text Answer


Tabulate this information as follows.
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Total number of animals = p + p – 5 + 4(p – 5)
= p + p – 5 + 4p – 20
= 6p – 25

The correct answer is B (6p – 25).

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