2008 AMC 10B Problems/Problem 1

Problem

A basketball player made 5 baskets during a game. Each basket was worth either 2 or 3 points. How many different numbers could represent the total points scored by the player?

$\mathrm{(A)}\ 2\qquad\mathrm{(B)}\ 3\qquad\mathrm{(C)}\ 4\qquad\mathrm{(D)}\ 5\qquad\mathrm{(E)}\ 6$

Solution

The number of points could have been 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, or 15. Thus, the answer is $\boxed{\mathrm{(E)}\ 6}$.

See also

2008 AMC 10B (ProblemsAnswer KeyResources)
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