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In a basketball game scrimmage, the Toros scored a total of 103 points and made three times as many field goals (2 points each) as free throws (1 point each). They also made eleven 3 point baskets. How many field goals and free throws were made?

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Total Points scored by team = 103

3 point baskets = 11; total points = ...

Solution Summary

This shows how to determine how many of each type of shot was scored.