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Posted by on Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at 10:44am.

A minor league baseball team plays 74 games in a season. If the team won 14 more than twice as many games as they lost, how many wins and losses did the team have?

  • math - , Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at 10:55am

    Let x stand for the losses.

    x + (2x + 14) = 74

  • math - , Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at 11:00am

    20

  • math - , Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at 11:04am

    Right. The team lost 20 games. How many did it win?

  • math - , Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at 11:05am

    54 wins?

  • math - , Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at 11:13am

    Right. :-)

  • math - , Sunday, November 1, 2015 at 1:50am

    If a minor league baseball team plays 81 games in a season. If they won 15 more than twice as many games as they lost, how many wins and losses did the team have.

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