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Algebra
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jackie joyer kersee won a gold medal in the olympic heptathlon in 1988 and in 1992 score was 7044 points. this was 247 fewer points than her 1988 score . what was her 1988 score

Oct 25th, 2014

as i said earlier , you choose unknown like y to represent the score in 1988. so since the score in 1992 is fewer than  1988 we evaluate as follow

y-247=7044

y-247+247=7044+247

y=7291

thus the score in 1988 was 7291


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