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06 Oct 2008, 15:08

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a certain basketball team that has played 2/3 of its games has a record of 17 wins and 3 losses. What is the greatest number of the remaining games that the team can lose and still win at least 3/4 of all of its games?

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06 Oct 2008, 17:44

I think this has been discussed earlier. Games played till now=17+3=20. this is 2/3 of total games So total games to be played=3/2*20=30 Condition is winning at least 3/4 of all games 3/4 *30 is 21 (at least)[ games already won=17 so left for winning =21-17=4

quote="andreasonlinegr"]a certain basketball team that has played 2/3 of its games has a record of 17 wins and 3 losses. What is the greatest number of the remaining games that the team can lose and still win at least 3/4 of all of its games?