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A baseball team played 149 complete games last season. They had 31 fewer wins than losses. How many games did the team win?

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  1. I'll be glad to check your answer.

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    Ms. Sue
  2. 118?

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  3. That doesn't make any sense. Please reread the problem and try again.

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    Ms. Sue
  4. I subtracted the 149 and 31??

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  5. No.

    They won less than half their games.

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  6. Then 15.5

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  7. How can you win half a game?

    You're still way off.

    x + x + 31 = 149

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  8. I thought you said 59?

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