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− | Let the Panthers' score be <math>x</math>. The Cougars then scored <math>x+14</math>. Since the teams combined scored <math>34</math>, we get <math>x+x+14=34 \\ \rightarrow 2x+14=34 \\ \rightarrow 2x=20 \\ \rightarrow x = 10 | + | Let the Panthers' score be <math>x</math>. The Cougars then scored <math>x+14</math>. Since the teams combined scored <math>34</math>, we get <math>x+x+14=34 \\ \rightarrow 2x+14=34 \\ \rightarrow 2x=20 \\ \rightarrow x = 10</math>, |
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== See also == | == See also == | ||
{{AMC12 box|year=2006|ab=B|num-b=2|num-a=4}} | {{AMC12 box|year=2006|ab=B|num-b=2|num-a=4}} | ||
{{MAA Notice}} | {{MAA Notice}} |
Revision as of 17:08, 1 February 2016
Problem
A football game was played between two teams, the Cougars and the Panthers. The two teams scored a total of 34 points, and the Cougars won by a margin of 14 points. How many points did the Panthers score?
Solution
Solution 1
If the Cougars won by a margin of 14 points, then the Panthers' score would be half of (34-14). That's 10 .
Solution 2
Let the Panthers' score be . The Cougars then scored . Since the teams combined scored , we get ,
and the answer is .
See also
2006 AMC 12B (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | |
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Followed by Problem 4 |
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