Posted by Beverly thomas on Monday, February 25, 2013 at 12:08am.
a basketball player scored 17 timea during one game. He scored a total of 28 pts,two for each twopt shot and one for each free throw. How many twopt shots did he make? How many free throws?
How many twopt shots did he make? simplify

math  PsyDAG, Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 2:17pm
let x = 2pt shots and y = free throws
x + y = 17, therefore x = 17y
2x + y = 28
Substitute 17y for x in second equation and solve for y. Insert that value into the first equation and solve for x. Check by inserting both values into the second equation.