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Posted by **Byran** on Monday, August 29, 2011 at 8:19pm.

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**Jai**, Monday, August 29, 2011 at 8:45pmfirst represent unknowns with variables.

let x = games that they tied

let x+1 = games that they lost

let (x+1)+2 = games that they won

then we set-up the equation. since the total games is 12,

x + x+1 + (x+1)+2 = 12

x + x + 1 + x + 3 = 12

3x + 4 = 12

3x = 8

x = 8/3 = 2.67 games (tied)

x+1 = 3.67 games (lost)

x+1+2 = 5.67 games (won)

actually, the answers should be in whole numbers. there might be some error on the given, etc.

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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 10:13amA softball team played 30 games, and lost 5 times as many games as they won. If there were no ties, how many games did they lose?

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