Posted by **ABC123DoReMi** on Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 2:18pm.

A track meet awards 6, 5, 4, 3, 2 and 1 points for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th

and 6th places, respectively. Team A’s only two runners originally

earned 6 points in the ﬁrst race with both runners ﬁnishing in the top

6, but then the winner of the ﬁrst race was disqualiﬁed. How many

points did Team A have after the ranks were adjusted up?

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 3:34pm
to get 6 points, the 2 runners must have finished

2nd and 6th ---- 5+1

or

3rd and 5th --- 4+2

but the winner was dq'd, so they finished

1st and 5th for 6+2 or 8 points

or

2nd and 4th for 5+8 points

they got 8 points.

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