Chapter 12

Computer Contest

Julie: 876
Kyle: 845
Robby: 855

Step 1
Twinkle Town

• Kyle's score on Twinkle Town was 10 points more than Julie's score on the same game.
• Find a score on Twinkle Town that is 10 points more than another.

•    1
398
+   10
408

Julie's score must be 398.
Kyle's score must be 408.

• The other score, 292, must be Robby's.

Step 2

• Robby got the highest score on Raging River.
Robby's score must be 563.
• Julie's score on Raging River was more than Kyle's score.
The two scores remaining are 478 and 437.
Julie's score on Raging River must be 478.
• Therefore, Kyle's score must be 437.

 Game Julie Kyle Robby Twinkle Town 398 408 292 Raging River 478 437 563

Add each person's scores in the two games.

 Julie Kyle Robby 11  398+478  876 1  408+437 845 1   292+563 855 Total 876 845 855

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