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In a basketball game, Sam scored 34 pts, consisting only of 3 point shots and 2 point shots. He made a total of 15 shots. How many shots of each type did he make?

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  1. 3x+2y=34
    x+y = 15 so y = 15-x

    3x +2(15-x) = 34
    3x + 30 -2x = 34

    x = 4
    y = 11

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