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A soccer team had no ties in the 25 games they played. if they won 60% of their games, how many more games did they win than they lost?
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28 Apr 2010, 22:21
No ties so either they won or lost

games = 25

60% of 25 = 6/10 x 25 = 15

then they lost 10 games

more games they won than lost = 15-10 = 5
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29 Apr 2010, 01:28
(60*25)/100 - (25- (60*25)/100) = 5
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30 Apr 2010, 12:38
5 is the correct answer. Its a trap question that most people do mistake.
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