



 
Hi Jessie, Suppose the team scored $n$ points. Michaela scored one fifth of these points so Michaela scored \[\frac{1}{5} n \mbox{ points.}\] Aleah scored one tenth of the $n$ points. How many points did Aleah score? Together they scored 42 points so so the sum of Michaela's and Aleah's points is 42. This gives you an equation in $n.$ Solve for $n.$ Make sure that you verify your answer. 



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