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Hockey team receive 2 points when they win and 1 point when they tie. One season, a team won a championship with 64 points. They won 11 more games than they tied. How many wins and how many ties did the team have? how many ties?

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  1. anonymous
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    okay...where are you at?

  2. anonymous
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    I know that there are 25 wins..

  3. anonymous
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    okay...how do you know that?

  4. anonymous
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    2(y+11)+y=64 3y+22=64 y=14 x=14+11=25

  5. anonymous
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    okay....good...so you got your equations down...so you just want to know the number of games tied...remember you set y = number of games tied correct? you also said that x = y+11 since you now have x...can you plug that in and solve for y?

  6. anonymous
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    so 36

  7. anonymous
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    how bout 14 instead

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    14 is correct...please check your answer

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