## Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

Let $x$ be the number of points Diana Taurasi scored. Let $y$ be the number of points Cappie Pondexter scored. Taurasi scored 141 more points than Cappie Pondexter. $x=y+141$ Together, these two players scored 1499 points. $x+y=1499$ $x=y+141$ $x+y=1499$ $x+y=1499$ $(y+141)+y=1499$ $2y+141=1499$ $2y=1358$ $y=679$ $x=y+141$ $x=(679)+141$ $x=820$ Diana Taurasi scored 820 points. Cappie Pondexter scored 679 points.