## Problem of the Day 30.06.09

**P, Q and R played a number of card games, which required three players per game. Each game had only one winner and there were no draws. Each player scored 5 points for a win and lost 3 points for a loss. At the end, P had –20 points, Q had –12 points and R had 12 points. How many games did the three play in all?**

**Options**

**a) 30 b) 20 c) 15 d) 18 e) 10**

*Note: Question is taken from TestFunda.com Question of the day 30.06.09*

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Ans b. 20

NikhilJune 30, 2009 at 7:54 am

answer is 20 …..

Let the total number of matches be n

the winner gets 5n points in total and the losers loose 2x3n , total of 6n

5n-6n=total points of all three players

-n=-20

n=20

ArushJune 30, 2009 at 10:06 am

rightly done by both of u !

RahulJune 30, 2009 at 1:24 pm