A baseball league has 192 players and 12 teams, with an equal number of players on each team. If the number of teams were reduced by four but the total number of players stays the same, there would be blank players per team.

A baseball league has 192 players and 12 teams, with an equal number of players on each team. If the number of teams were reduced by four but the total number of players stays the same, there would be blank players per team.

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asked 2020-11-12
A baseball league has 192 players and 12 teams, with an equal number of players on each team. If the number of teams were reduced by four but the total number of players stays the same, there would be blank players per team.

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2020-11-13
If there are currently 12 teams and the number of teams is reduced by 4, then there would be 12−4=8 teams.
If each team has the same number of players, then the number of players on each team is the total number of players divided by the total number of teams.
Since there are 192 players and 8 teams, then each team has 192/8=24 players.
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