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Over a season in a women's basket ball league Jackson scored 40 more points than the second highest scorer Leslie.Together Leslie and Jackson scored 1202 points during the season. How many points did each player score over the  course of the season?

Oct 3rd, 2015

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Jackson has 40 points more than Leslie does

Leslie + Jackson = 1202

Let Leslie be X, thus Jackson be (X+40)

X+(X+40) =1202

2X + 40= 1202

2X= 1202-40

2X= 1162

X= 581

Therefore, Leslie had 581 point, whereas Jackson had 621 points


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