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## During a basketball game, one of the players scores 8 points for her team. If the points she scored represent 20% of the team’s total points

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During a basketball game, one of the players scores 8 points for her team. If the points she scored represent 20% of the team’s total points, as shown below, how many points did the team score during the game?

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Answer:

40points

Step-by-step explanation:

Given data

Let the total points the team scored be x

so that

20% of x= 8 points

let us solve for x

20/100*x= 8

0.2*x= 8

0.2x= 8

Divide both sides by 0.2

x= 8/0.2

x= 40 points

Hence the time scored 40points