Sue scored a total of 35 points in two games. She scored 6 times as many points in the second game as in the first. How many more points did she score in the second game?

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Let x be Sue's score in the first game so that her score in the second game is 6x.

Her total score is 35 so:

x+6x=35

Solve for x:

7x=35

x=5

Sue scored 5 points in the first game and 6(5)=30 points in the second game. Hence, the scored 30-5=25 more points in the second game.

Result:

25

Her total score is 35 so:

x+6x=35

Solve for x:

7x=35

x=5

Sue scored 5 points in the first game and 6(5)=30 points in the second game. Hence, the scored 30-5=25 more points in the second game.

Result:

25