# SOLUTION: My sister and I are having problems with the process of elimination. We have to solve the story problem given: The football team has 45 members. There are twice as many juniors a

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Permutations Question 579592: My sister and I are having problems with the process of elimination. We have to solve the story problem given: The football team has 45 members. There are twice as many juniors as seniors. How many of each are on the team?Answer by scott8148(6628)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!"The football team has 45 members" ___ j + s = 45 "There are twice as many juniors as seniors" ___ j = 2s subtracting the 2nd equation from the 1st (to eliminate j) ___ j + s - j = 45 - 2s s = 45 - 2s ___ 3s = 45 solve for s, then substitute back to find j