# word problem

posted by melissa

can anyone please show me how to set this up?

This basketball season, Armando scored 8 less points than Austin, Damien scored twice as many points as Austin, and Brian scored 5 more than 5 times as many points as Austin. If all 4 players scored a total of 267 points this season, how man points did each player score?

1. Scott

Ar + Au + D + B = 267

Ar = Au - 8

D = 2 Au

B = 5 Au + 5

substitute in the 1st equation to find Au
... then substitute back to find the others

2. melissa

Thanks scott!

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