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I have 200 dollars to split between 3 teams. Second place gets twice as much as third place and first gets 15 dollars more than second place. Can someone please help me with the formula?

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  1. anonymous
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    let x be the amount that the third place got. then 2nd place get 2x and 1st place get 2x+15. sums all of them equal to 200

  2. anonymous
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    wouldn't take 200 /3+66.66 the at 15 to the first team would have 81.66

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    200/3=66.66

  4. anonymous
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    thrid would have 66.66 and two ther teams would have 15 add two this 66.66

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    hopefuly maybe help you out

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    the formula: x+2x+(2x+15)=200 [where x is the amount 3rd place get] 5x+15=200 x=37 therefore, 2nd place wil get, 2x=2*37=74 and 1st place gets 2x+15=74+15=89

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    Thanks anfar

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    no problem.

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