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New Scientist Enigma 495 – Lack of Details

by Eric Emmet

From Issue #1647, 14th January 1989

Four football teams are to play each other once. After some of the matches had been played a document giving a few details of the matches played, won, lost and so on was found. This time I am glad to say that, although it was rather a mess, all the figures given were correct. Here it is:

Team Played Won Lost Drawn Goals For Goals Against Points
A       0 5 2  
B     1     2  
C         6 7 4
D 2     1 3    

Two points are given for a win and one point to each side in a drawn match.

Find the score in each match.


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  1. Brian Gladman permalink

    Using my Football class (see here)

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