# In the first three football games of the seasons, Carlos gained 3 times as many yards as Alden. Travis gained 10 years more than Carlos. Altogether the three players gained a total of 430 yards. How many did Carlos gain?

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Carlos made 180yds

#### Explanation:

Let

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

First, let's name:

The number of yards Carlos gained:

The number of yards Alden gained:

The number of yards Travis gained:

From the problem we know:

and

and

We can solve the first equation in terms of

We can now substitute for

Carlos gained 180 yards