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Wesley went on a quiz show. The questions in the first round were worth 6 points. The questions in the second round were worth 7 points. Wesley answered a total of 6 questions and earned 39 points. How many questions did he answer in each round?
 

 Apr 20, 2021
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5 first-round questions and 1 second-round question
 

 

Find the number of questions

    
      5 + 1 = 6

 

 Find the total number points:

 

       (6 * 5) + (7 * 1) = 30 + 7 = 37 does not match

 

2 first round questions and 4 second-round questions
 

Find the number of questions:

 

      2 + 4 = 6


Find the total number of points:

 

      (6 * 2) + (7 * 4) = 12 + 28 = 40 does not match

 

3 first round questions and 3 second round questions


Find the total number of questions 

 

      3 + 3 = 6

 

Find the total number of points

 

     (6 * 3) + (7 * 3) = 18 + 21 = 39 it matches

 

Wesley answered 3 first-round questions and 3 second-round questions.

 Apr 20, 2021
edited by Tgfromthe4  Apr 20, 2021

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