# Which statement accurately reflects this situation?

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Paul and Jason both have subscriptions to online game accounts. For each game they play, they lose points from their online accounts depending on which game they play. The points in their accounts over time are shown in the graphs below.

Which statement accurately reflects this situation?

The initial number of points in Jason's account was 15 points less than the initial number of points in Paul's account. Jason's account runs out of points 5 games before Paul's account runs out of points.

The initial number of points in Paul's account was 15 points less than the initial number of points in Jason's account. Jason's account runs out of points 5 games before Paul's account runs out of points.

The initial number of points in Jason's account was 15 points less than the initial number of points in Paul's account. Paul's account runs out of points 5 games before Jason's account runs out of points.

The initial number of points in Paul's account was 15 points less than the initial number of points in Jason's account. Paul's account runs out of points 5 games before Jason's account runs out of points.

Paul and Jason both have subscriptions to online game accounts. For each game they play, they lose points from their online accounts depending on which game they play. The points in their accounts over time are shown in the graphs below.

Which statement accurately reflects this situation?

The initial number of points in Jason's account was 15 points less than the initial number of points in Paul's account. Jason's account runs out of points 5 games before Paul's account runs out of points.

The initial number of points in Paul's account was 15 points less than the initial number of points in Jason's account. Jason's account runs out of points 5 games before Paul's account runs out of points.

The initial number of points in Jason's account was 15 points less than the initial number of points in Paul's account. Paul's account runs out of points 5 games before Jason's account runs out of points.

The initial number of points in Paul's account was 15 points less than the initial number of points in Jason's account. Paul's account runs out of points 5 games before Jason's account runs out of points.

##### 2 Answers

1st Situation

#### Explanation:

First, List things we know

Paul starts with 15pts more than Jason, Jason has 45pts at 0 games and Paul has 60pts.

Jason runs out of points at 5 games as this is when his graph touches the bottom. Paul runs out at 10 games. This means Jason runs out 5 games before Jason.

Situation 2 is false as it says Paul has less pts, but we said above he has more.

Situation 3 is false as it says Paul runs out 5 games before Jason, we said above he ran out after Jason not before.

Situation 4 once again says Paul starts with less points than Jason but we said above he started with more.

Therefore Situation 1 is correct.

The first statement.

#### Explanation:

First, Jason's account was 15 points less than the initial number of points in Paul's account. Why? At the beginning (

Secondly, Jason's account runs out of points 5 games before Paul's account runs out of points. Why? To run out of points means that they have