how many rings landed on blue and yellow so that bailey got 55 points

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In a game at a carnival, a person throws rings onto a table with different colors painted on it. Each color has different point values as shown. 

 Blue: 5 points 

 Red: 3 points 

 Yellow: 2 points 

Hailey plays the game. Exactly 12 rings thrown by Hailey landed in the red section. She keeps throwing more rings. She eventually scores 55 points. 

How many rings landed on the blue and yellow areas so that Hailey scored 55 points? 

Jun 19th, 2015

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12 rings red =12*3=36

then 5b+2y=19

blue=3

yellow=2

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Jun 19th, 2015

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