At one time, the hockey teams received two points when they won a game and one point when they tied. One season, a team won a championship with 60 poi

beljuA 2021-05-23 Answered
At one time, the hockey teams received two points when they won a game and one point when they tied. One season, a team won a championship with 60 points. They won 9 more games than they tied. How many wins and how many ties did the team have?
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Let x be the number of ties so that the number of wins is x+9. Each win earns 2 points and each tie earns 1 point. Since the team won with 60 points, we can write: 2(x+9)+1(x)=60 Solve for x: 2x+18+x=60 3x+18=60 3x=42 x=14 So, the team had 14+9=23 wins and 14 ties.
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