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# In a certain baseball league, each team plays 160 games. After playing

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In a certain baseball league, each team plays 160 games. After playing half of their games, team A has won 60 games and team B has won 49 games. If team A wins half of its remaining games, how many more games must team B win to have the same record as team A at the end of the season?

A. 48
B. 49
C. 50
D. 51
E. 52

Source: Kaplan GMAT Math Workbook - Sixth Edition
Page# 304

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In a certain baseball league, each team plays 160 games. After playing half of their games, team A has won 60 games and team B has won 49 games. If team A wins half of its remaining games, how many more games must team B win to have the same record as team A at the end of the season?

A. 48
B. 49
C. 50
D. 51
E. 52

Source: Kaplan GMAT Math Workbook - Sixth Edition
Page# 304

At the halfway point, team A has won 60 of its 80 games. If the team wins
half of its remaining games, it will win a total of 60 + 0.5*80 = 100 games.

Team B has won 49 of its first 80 games.

Therefore, in order to have the same record, Team B has to win 51(Option D) games.
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