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A minor league baseball team plays 74 games in a season. If the team won 14 more than twice as many games as they lost, how many wins and losses did the team have?

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  1. Let x stand for the losses.

    x + (2x + 14) = 74

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  2. 20

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  3. Right. The team lost 20 games. How many did it win?

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  4. 54 wins?

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  5. Right. :-)

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  6. If a minor league baseball team plays 81 games in a season. If they won 15 more than twice as many games as they lost, how many wins and losses did the team have.

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