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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 ____

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    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

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