# How many games did they play?

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Serena and Venus decided to play tennis against each other.

They bet \$1 on each game they played.

Serena won three bets and Venus won \$5.

How many games did they play?

posted Jun 13, 2018

Serena won 3 bets but lost 8 so that Venus won \$5, the total number of games is 3+8=11

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