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Holmes Riddle: Score of Each Cricket Player
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Sherlock Holmes and Jane were invited to be a part of the charity cricket match for the Scotland Yard team. Holmes scored 56 runs. Jane scored three times as many as Sergeant Clarke and twice as many as Estrada's. However, Holmes€™ score exceeded Jane's by the same number of runs as Estrad€™a's exceeded Clarke's

Can you tell the score of each player?

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Answer:
Holmes - 56 runs
Jane - 48 runs
Estrada - 24 runs
Clarke - 16 runs

Let Clarke's score be x
Estrada's score be y
Jane's score be z

56-z=y-x
z=3x. Also, z=2y
Therefore 2y=3x
Solving these equations gives the scores as,

Holmes - 56 runs
Jane - 48 runs
Estrada - 24 runs
Clarke - 16 runs

Guest Said:Posted On 2017-01-18

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