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Posted by **Jahnay** on Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 8:48pm.

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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**Millie**, Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 8:50pmsam made 21

wilbur made 27

7x+6=9x

6=2x

x=3

7x3=21

9x3=27

27-21=6

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**Jahnay**, Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 8:53pmoh thank you SO much you don't know how many times i posted that question so someone could answer!!!!

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