the farmer has 2 sheep left
The farmer has 17 sheep he has 8 dead sheep and 9 sheep alive
The farmer has 9 sheep because the rest of them died
he has 8 sheep left
If he had seventeen sheep and nine died, that means he would have eight sheep left.
it would be 8
Nine sheep left
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