## Related questions with answers

Question

*Solve the given problem by using a system of equations.*

During the $2013$ major league baseball regular season, the St. Louis Cardinals played $162$ games and won the Central Division of the National League. They won $32$ more games than they lost. What was their win-loss record that year?

The table below shows the **$\bf 2013$ MLB Final Regular Season Standings, National League Central**

Team | W | L |
---|---|---|

St. Louis | $-$ | $-$ |

Pittsburgh | $94$ | $68$ |

Cincinnati | $90$ | $72$ |

Milwaukee | $74$ | $88$ |

Chicago Cubs | $66$ | $96$ |

Solution

VerifiedAnswered 1 year ago

Answered 1 year ago

Step 1

1 of 2Let $x$ represent the number of losses. Then the number of wins is $x + 32$

So we get:

$\begin{align*} x+(x+32)&=162\\ x+x+32&=162\\ 2x&=162-32\\ 2x&=130\Big/ :2\\\\ x&=65 \end{align*}$

So the number of losses is $65$ and the number of wins is $65+32=97$

## Create an account to view solutions

By signing up, you accept Quizlet's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy

## Create an account to view solutions

By signing up, you accept Quizlet's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy

## More related questions

1/4

1/7