# A basketball player scored 9 times during one game. She scored a total of 13 points, two for each two-point shot and one for each free throw How many two-point shots did she make?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 20, 2016

She made 4 two-point shots.

#### Explanation:

Let's call the number of two-point shots she score

Because we know she score 9 times we can write an equation:

if we solve for

We also know the total points score from these 9 shots was 13 and therefore we can write:

From the first equation we can substitute