math
posted by jay .
The ratio of games jsy won to the number of games he lost is 5:2 he won 20 games. how many games did jay lose? show oe explain how you got your answer.

Cross multiply and solve for x.
5/2 = 20/x
5x = 40
x = 8
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

math
Hi, I wrote the first one wrong... The hawks won 17 more hockey games than they lost. They played 52 games in all and had 3 ties. How many games did they lose? 
University of Rhode Island
A soccer team played 18 games during the season. They won 12 games, lost 4 games and tied 2 games. What is the ratio of games won to games lost 
5th Grade Math
Keith played some games of chess at a tournament. He recorded the results of the games on the table shown. Game Results: Number of Games TIES 4 WINS 12 Losses 4 If Keith plays 10 more games, how many of the 10 games is he likely to … 
Math
The ratio of games the Falcons won to the games they lost for the 2013 football season was 7:5. What is the ratio of games won to the total number of games played? 
Math
The ratio of games the Falcons won to the games they lost for the 2013 football season was 7:5. What is the ratio of games won to the total number of games played? 
SIXTH GRADE MATH
The ratio of wins to losses for a basketball team is 2:3. Which of the following is a possible total number of games? 
SIXTH GRADE MATH
The ratio of wins to losses for a basketball team is 2:3. Which of the following is a possible total number of games? 
Math (Ratios and Similar Polygons)
a baseball team played 140 regular season games. The ratio of the number of games they won to the number of games they lost was 3  4 how many games did they win? 
Math
The ratio of games the Falcons won to the games they lost for the 2013 football season was 7:5. What is the ratio of games won to the to the total number of games played? 
geomerty
a baseball team played 161 regular season games. The ratio of the number of games they won to the number of games they lost was 4/3. how many games did they win?