# Chris made four times as many putts as Paul made at golf practice. Together, they made 60 putts. How do you find the number of putts Paul made?

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Nov 13, 2017

Paul got 12 putts.

#### Explanation:

Let's give the number of putts Paul made the value of

We know Chris got four times as many putts as Paul, so

Also, we know their combined score is 60.

Therefore,

So, Paul got 12 putts.

Nov 13, 2017

Then, the number of putts Chris made would be

Given-

It is easy to solve

Divide both sides by 5

So,