How do i Solve this? I cant find the equations!!

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Heres the story problem.. "At the end of the 200 baseball season, The New York Yankees and the Cincinnati Reds had won a total of 31 World Series. The Yankees had won 5.2 times as many World Series as the Reds. How many World Series did each team win?" PLEASE HELP! 

Oct 16th, 2017

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Apr 22nd, 2015

I also need to solve this using system of equations


Apr 22nd, 2015

ok

Apr 22nd, 2015

Let the number of  World Series won by New York Yankees be 'N' and Cincinnati Reds be 'C'

N + C =31

N =5.2C

Substituting the value of N in first equation, we get

5.2C + C =31

6.2C =31

C = 31/6.2

     = 5

So N = 31 - C =31-5

                       = 26

Please let me know if you have any other questions and best me if you are satisfactory. 

Apr 22nd, 2015

Thanks!! How do i best you?

Apr 22nd, 2015

You have to go to the review rating and give 5 stars.


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Apr 22nd, 2015

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