math
posted by Jason P .
in a basketball game, the star player scored 3 times as many points as the average score of the 9 other players. what fraction of the points scored by the entire team did the star player score?
so i guess the total number of players is 10. and then i think you divide something by 10... im not sure. please help

math 
Reiny
let average of the other nine players be x
so the total of their points is 9x.
The star scored 3 times as many points as the average, so he scored 3x points
team score = 9x + 3x = 12x
so the fraction of points scored by the star = 3x/(12x) = 1/4
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

math
At the end of an basketball game daniels couch told him he scored 20% of all of his teams points. If Daniel scored 19 points exactly how many points did his team score? 
algebra
In a basketball game, Garrett and Logan scored a total of 19 points. Logan and Ray scored a total of 14 points. Logan scored as many points as Garrett and Ray together. How many points did each player score? 
algebra
can anyone solve this please it is hard In a basketball game, Garrett and Logan scored a total of 19 points. Logan and Ray scored a total of 14 points. Logan scored as many points as Garrett and Ray together. How many points did each … 
Math
Alex scored 13 points in the basketball game. This was 1/5 of the total points the team scored. Write and solve an equation to determine the total points t the team score. 
Math
In a basketball game Maria scored 3 times as many points as Holly. In the next game, Maria scored 7 fewer points than she did in the first game, while Holly scored 9 more points than she did in the first game. If they scored the same … 
Math
Your basketball team scored 4 fewer than twice as many points as the other team. a. Write and expression for the number of points your team scored. b. The other team scored 24 points. How many points did your team score? 
math grade recovery plz help
domino scored 33 points in yesterdays basketball game.his team scored 150 points.what percent of the points did domino score. 
algebra
17. In the last basketball game, Kevin scored 2 less than a third of his team's points. Part A: Let n represent the number of points Kevin's team scored. Write an expression for the number of points Kevin scored. Part B: Kevin scored … 
Math
In the last basketball game, Kevin scored 2 less than a third of his team's points. Part A: Let n represent the number of points Kevin's team scored. Write an expression for the number of points Kevin scored. Part B: Kevin scored 14 … 
word problem
can anyone please show me how to set this up?