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Posted by **Jahnay** on Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 8:37pm.

In a basketball free-throw shooting contest, the points made by Sam and Wilbur were in the ratio 7:9. Wilbur made 6 more points than Sam. find the number of points made by each...... I'm so confused

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**Tina**, Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 8:47pm7x+6=9x

6=2x

x=3

Sam made 7x which is 21

Wilbur made 9x which is 27

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