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Peter, Emma, and Kyler played chess with each other. Peter won 4 games and lost 2 games. Emma won 3 games and lost 3 games. If Kyler lost 3 games, how many games did he win? | Peter, Emma, and Kyler played chess with each other. Peter won 4 games and lost 2 games. Emma won 3 games and lost 3 games. If Kyler lost 3 games, how many games did he win? | ||
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− | Given <math>n</math> games, there must be a total of <math>n</math> wins and <math>n</math> losses. Hence, <math>4 + 3 + K = 2 + 3 + 3</math> where <math>K</math> is Kyler's wins. <math>K = 1</math>, so our final answer is <math>\boxed{\textbf{(B)}\ 1.</math> | + | Given <math>n</math> games, there must be a total of <math>n</math> wins and <math>n</math> losses. Hence, <math>4 + 3 + K = 2 + 3 + 3</math> where <math>K</math> is Kyler's wins. <math>K = 1</math>, so our final answer is <math>\boxed{\textbf{(B)}\ 1}.</math> |
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+ | ==Video Solution== | ||
+ | https://youtu.be/6xNkyDgIhEE?t=459 | ||
==See Also== | ==See Also== |
Revision as of 14:02, 18 January 2021
Contents
Problem
Peter, Emma, and Kyler played chess with each other. Peter won 4 games and lost 2 games. Emma won 3 games and lost 3 games. If Kyler lost 3 games, how many games did he win?
Solution
Given games, there must be a total of wins and losses. Hence, where is Kyler's wins. , so our final answer is
Video Solution
https://youtu.be/6xNkyDgIhEE?t=459
See Also
2017 AMC 8 (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
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