Posted by **Alex** on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 7:57pm.

The Tigers won twice as many football games as they lost.They played 96 games. How many games did they win?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 8:07pm
x 2x = 96

x = 32

They lost 32 games.

- Algebra 1 -
**Chelle**, Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 8:14pm
x = games won

y = games lost

Write two equations:

x + y = 96

x = 2y

Substitute the second equation into the first equation:

2y + y = 96

3y = 96

3y/3 = 96/3

y = 32

Solve for x. Put y value in either equation:

x = 2(32)

x = 64

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 8:23pm
Ratio of win : lost = 2 : 1 = 2x : x

2x+x = 96

3x = 96

x = 32

won = 2x = 64

lost = x = 32

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