Two games went on for a total of 32 minutes.

Reggie 2021-08-08 Answered
Two games went on for a total of 32 minutes. One game took 12 minutes longer than the other. How long did it take to complete each game?

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Mayme
Answered 2021-08-09 Author has 9708 answers

Lets asume:
\(x=1\) st game
\(y=2\) nd game
\(x+y=32\) (total of 32 mins)
\(x- y =12\) (one game is 12 mins longer than the other)
Now, lets add those two equations,
\(2x=44\)
\(x=22\)
\(y=x-12=22-12=10\)
Two games were 22 mins and 10 mins

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