AIG 4th Grade Math

posted by .

Nellie's soccer team is having a great season. The team is being coached by Nellie's mom, who divided the team into five groups: 1/2 the players are forwards, 1/6 are wings, 1/6 are halfbacks, 1/12 are fullbacks, and 2 others are goalies. How many players are on Nellie's team, and how many are in each group?

  • AIG 4th Grade Math -

    Let x = total players

    1/2 x + 1/6 x + 1/6 x + 1/12 x = x - 2

    Get common denominator.

    6/12 x + 2/12 x + 2/12 x + 1/12 x = x - 2

    Add like terms.

    11/12 x = x - 2

    Multiply both sides by 12.

    11x = 12x - 24

    You should be able to take it from there. I hope this helps.

  • AIG 4th Grade Math -

    24

  • AIG 4th Grade Math -

    gfnregt

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Math

    In hockey, 6 players from each team are on the ice at a time: 1 goalie, 2 defence men, and 3 forwards. A school hockey team has a total of 17 players: 2 goalies, 6 defensive players, and 9 forwards. A) How many of these starting line …
  2. math

    There are 11 players on a soccer team. A basket ball team has 5 players. How many more players are in the soccer team. can u explain me this question
  3. Algebra

    Each team in a soccer leaguehas played every other team 5 times. Current league standings are: Team A 37 Points Team B 34 Points Team C 28 Points Team D 26 Points Team E 20 Points If a team receives 3 points for a win, 1 point for …
  4. math

    A basketball team needs 5 players. The team can choose from a group of 7 players. Explain how to find the number of combinations of players that can e on the team.
  5. propability!!!

    A certain professional soccer team runs a 4-4-2 formation on the field. This means they play with 4 defenders, 4 midfielders, 2 forwards, and 1 goalkeeper on the field. If the team has 6 defenders, 5 midfielders, 3 forwards, and 2 …
  6. statistics

    A certain professional soccer team runs a 4-4-2 formation on the field. This means they play with 4 defenders, 4 midfielders, 2 forwards, and 1 goalkeeper on the field. If the team has 6 defenders, 5 midfielders, 3 forwards, and 2 …
  7. algebra

    The coach of a soccer team is holding tryouts and can take only 3 more players for the team. There are 6 players trying out. How many different groups of 3 players could possibly be chosen?
  8. Algebra

    The coach of a soccer team is holding tryouts and can take only 3 more players for the team. There are 5 players trying out. How many different groups of 3 players could possibly be chosen?
  9. Algebra

    The coach of a soccer team is holding tryouts and can take only 3 more players for the team. There are 5 players trying out. How many different groups of 3 players could possibly be chosen?
  10. Algebra

    The coach of a soccer team is holding tryouts and can take only 2 more players for the team. There are 8 players trying out. How many different groups of 2 players could possibly be chosen?

More Similar Questions