# math

there are 50 question in a test. a student gains 2 marks for a correct anwser and loses 1 mark otherwise. if a student has 76 marks, how many question did he answer incorrectly?

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1. This is fairly easy just use alittle more effort and someone will check your answer.

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posted by Jon
2. i = # incorrect (or otherwise) answers
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i + c = 50
-1 + 2c = 76
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Solve the two equations simultaneously.
Post your work if you get stuck.

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3. Check my thinking. Check my work.

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