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A basketball team has won 50 games of 75 played. The team still has 45 games to play. How many of the remaining games must the team win in order to win 60% of all games played during the season?

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75 + 45 = 120

0.6 * 120 = 72

72 - 45 = ?

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you just do 72 - 45 =27? but what if that isn't an option like i was only left with these

20
21
22
25
30

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50/75 games won= 25/75 games lost
45 more games. so to find the overall games played, add 75 and 45 to get 120.
60% of 120 is 72= games in total that they have to win
72-50= 22

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