# SOLUTION: Cheryl is dividing her soccer team into 5 groups, 1/2 are forwards,1/6 are halfbacks,1/6 are wings,1/12 are fullbacks and 2 others are goalies. How many players are there on the te

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Numbers Word Problems Question 153579: Cheryl is dividing her soccer team into 5 groups, 1/2 are forwards,1/6 are halfbacks,1/6 are wings,1/12 are fullbacks and 2 others are goalies. How many players are there on the team and how many in each group?Answer by vleith(2825)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The trick here is to total of the 'fractional parts'. So add The total fraction when everyone is counted must be 1. We are short So 2 two goalies must be worth of the group. Now check your answers. 1/2 would be 12 1/6 would be 4 1/12 would be 2 Does 12+4+4+2+2 = 24?