# algebra

posted by .

Hockey teams receive 2 points when they win and 1 point when they tie. One season, a team won a championship with 64 points. They won 11 more games than they tied. How many wins and how many ties did the team have?

Wins?___
Ties ____

• algebra -

let w = the number of wins
let t = the number of ties.

"Hockey teams receive 2 points when they win and 1 point when they tie. One season, a team won a championship with 64 points."
2w + t = 64

"They won 11 more games than they tied."
w = t+11

## Similar Questions

1. ### algebra

I am having problems with both of these questions. 1. Hockey teams receive 2 points when they win and 1 point when they tie. One season, a team won a championship with 67 points. They won 11 more games than they tied. How many wins …
2. ### Math

Hockey teams receive 2 points when they win and 1 point when they tie. One season, a team won a championship with 60 points. They won 9 more games than they tied. How many wins did the team have?
3. ### algebra 1

hockey teams receive 2 points whey they win and 1 point whey they tie. one season, a team won a championship with 51 points. they won 9 more games than they tied. how many wins and how many ties did the team have?
4. ### Algebra 1

Hockey teams receive 2 points when they win and 1 point when they tie. One season, a team won a championship with 64 points. They won 11 more games than they tied. How many wins and how many ties did the team have?
5. ### College Algebra

Can you please explain this in detail so I can write it down and know how to do it for future reference?
6. ### algebra

Hockey teams receive 2 points when they win and 1 point when they tie. One season, a team won a championship with 53 points. They won 10 more games than they tied. How many wins and how many ties did the team have?
7. ### algebra

Hockey Teams Receive 2 Points When They Win And 1 Point When They Tie. One Season A Team Won A Championship With 65 Point. They Won 10 More Games Than They Tied. How Many Wins And How Many Ties Did The Team Have?