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In a football tournament, each team plays exactly 19 games. Teams get 3 points for every win and 1 point for every tie. At the end of the tournament, team Olympus got a total of 28 points. From the following options, how many times could team Olympus have tied?

Topic

Linear equation

Question

In a football tournament, each team plays exactly 19 games. Teams get 3 points for every win and 1 point for every tie. At the end of the tournament, team Olympus got a total of 28 points. From the following options, how many times could team Olympus have tied?

Answer

Knowledge

To solve this problem, one needs to have a good understanding of the concept of points allocation in sports tournaments, particularly in the context of football where teams earn points for wins and ties. Additionally, knowledge of solving systems of linear equations is required to find the number of wins and ties for the team.

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