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anonymous
 5 years ago
On three consecutive passes, a football team gains 6 yards, loses 40 yards, and gains 31 yards. What number represents the total net yardage?
I get 3, but that can't be right, can it?
anonymous
 5 years ago
On three consecutive passes, a football team gains 6 yards, loses 40 yards, and gains 31 yards. What number represents the total net yardage? I get 3, but that can't be right, can it?

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You are correct.... 6  40 + 31 = 3 What it means is that you ended up three yards behind the original line of scrimmage... it would be 4th down and 13.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0lol, I'm a basketball girl so this didn't make sense to me! I know nothing about football! lol!

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well.. the answer is 3... it would be like starting on the half court line... if you walk 6 steps towards one basket and then walk backwards 40 steps and then forward 31 steps you would be 3 steps behind the half court line where you started. The where you started is the 0 on the number line so you would be at 3.
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