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xokatexo
 3 years ago
The Tigers won 8 games more than they lost, and there were no ties. If the Tigers played 78 games, how many games did they loose?
xokatexo
 3 years ago
The Tigers won 8 games more than they lost, and there were no ties. If the Tigers played 78 games, how many games did they loose?

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jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1"The Tigers won 8 games more than they lost" > W = L + 8

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1"the Tigers played 78 games (with no ties)" > W + L = 78

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1W + L = 78 L + 8 + L = 78 Keep going to find L

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1What do you get when you solve for L?

xokatexo
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1i dont get what you did

xokatexo
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1i wrote let w= the games won let l= the games lost w+l=79

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1They played 78 games, not 79

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1L + 8 + L = 78 2L + 8 = 78 2L + 88 = 788 2L = 70 what's next?

xokatexo
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1where does the l+8+l+8 come from? thats the only thing i dont get

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I have W + L = 78

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Replace W with L + 8 (since W = L + 8) to get L + L + 8 = 78

xokatexo
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1oh okay i got it so the anwer is 35 games lost

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.135 is the correct answer
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