# Thread: Help with my sister's hw

1. ## Help with my sister's hw

Basically she had a week to do this and put it off. Family can't figure it out came to me. she's in 8th grade so I imagine it's algebra 1. Looking for the equation used to solve this.
Football team score 18 points. How many different ways could this have come about.
Obviously you have
2-safety
3-field goal
6-touch down
7-touch down point conversion
8-touch down 2 point conversion

2. Originally Posted by n1ck301
Obviously you have
2-safety
3-field goal
6-touch down
7-touch down point conversion
8-touch down 2 point conversion
eh...What?

3. Originally Posted by LiiLoSNK
eh...What?
He wants to know how many different times you can get to 18 with the number combinations listed.

4. Originally Posted by obdigore
He wants to know how many different times you can get to 18 with the number combinations listed.
Just want the equation used to solve this.

5. You could always just write down all the possibilities and count them.

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