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In a basketball freethrow shooting contest, the points made by Sam and Wilbur were in the ratio 7:9. Wilbur made 6 more points than Sam. find the number of points made by each...... I'm so confused

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Tina
7x+6=9x
6=2x
x=3
Sam made 7x which is 21
Wilbur made 9x which is 27
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