# SOLUTION: On three consecutive passes a football team gains 5 yards, loses 17 yards and gains 33 yards. What number represents the total net yardage?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Numbers Word Problems Question 490288: On three consecutive passes a football team gains 5 yards, loses 17 yards and gains 33 yards. What number represents the total net yardage? Answer by John10(245)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!First, you gain 5 yards (+5) Then------loses 17 yards (-17) ----------gain 33 yards (+ 33) The net (sum) after three passes: N = +5 + (-17) + (+33) = 5 - 17 + 33 = 21 yards John10:) P.S" If you like my help with any Algebra classes (Math 116 or 117 classes), please visit my site or email me. Thanks!