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Problem of the Day 30.06.09

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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?

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

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

Written by Implex

June 30, 2009 at 2:28 am

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  1. Ans b. 20

    Nikhil

    June 30, 2009 at 7:54 am

  2. 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

    Arush

    June 30, 2009 at 10:06 am

  3. rightly done by both of u !

    Rahul

    June 30, 2009 at 1:24 pm


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