MATH SOLVE

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# In the Championship game, Julius scored 5 points less than Kareem, and Wilt scored 1 point more than twice asmany as Kareem. If Wilt scored 20 points more than Julius, how many points were scored by each player?Plz answer and explain how you got the answer if possible! Thx ☺️

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Answer: Julius = 9Kareem = 14Wilt = 29Step-by-step explanation:Let Kareem's score be x , this means that Julius' score will be x -5 , since he scored 5 less than Kareem's score. Also, Wilt's score will be : 2x + 1.Since wilt's score is 20 more than Julius' score , this means that the difference between Julius's score and Kareem's score must be 20 , that is2x + 1 - ( x - 5 ) = 202x + 1 - x + 5 = 202x - x + 1 + 5 = 20x + 6 = 20x = 20 - 6x = 14Since x represents Kareem's score , the Kareem's score is 14Julius' score is x- 5, which is 14 -5 = 9Wilt's score is 2x + 1 = 2(14) + 1= 29