## Work Backwards

Start with the data presented at the end with the data presented at the beginning to solve the problem.

## Example Problem

Timmy was trying to decide what kind of pet to buy. He saw many different animals at the pet store. He looked at 3 more rabbits than birds. he saw half as many birds as kittens. There were a third as many kittens as puppies. He spent much of his time playing with the 36 adorable puppies. How many animals did he see altogether.

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