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    How many wins did the team have?

    Hockey teams receive 2 points when they win and 1 point when they tie. One season, a team won a championship with 53 points. They won 10 more games than they tied. How many wins and how many ties did the team have? How many wins did the team have?
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    Quote Originally Posted by bball20 View Post
    Hockey teams receive 2 points when they win and 1 point when they tie. One season, a team won a championship with 53 points. They won 10 more games than they tied. How many wins and how many ties did the team have? How many wins did the team have?
    let x = number of games won

    x-10 = number of games tied

    x(2) + (x-10)(1) = 53

    solve for x
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