Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321867327
ISBN 13: 978-0-32186-732-2

Chapter 1 - Problem Solving and Critical Thinking - 1.3 Problem Solving - Exercise Set 1.3: 14

Answer

The Panthers won by $3$ points.

Work Step by Step

The Bulldogs scored 34 field goals and 13 foul goals. The Panthers scored 38 field goals and 8 foul goals. Each field goal is 2 points, and each foul goal is 1 point. The total number of points the Bulldogs scored is: $34*2+13=68+13=81$ The total number of points the Panthers scored is: $38*2+8=76+8=84$ The Panthers won by $84-81=3$ (points)
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