Freelancers

# I need answers to the questions below?

Each swimmer is allowed to compete in 7 events at a swim meet.

• Danny got first place 3 times, second place 1 time, third twice, and fourth once.
• John got first 2 times, second place 3 times, third twice, and didn’t place fourth.
• Kenny didn’t place first, but was second once, third four times, and fourth two times.
• Sean placed first once, second twice, third three times, and fourth once.

The club teams are waiting to see which trophy they will be getting. Their trophy is based on the amount of points each team received.

• The Eagles Aquatics team had 8 people get first place, 9 in second, 10 in third, and 5 in fourth.
• The Pirates swim team had 6 people get first place, 7 in second, 3 in third, and 1 in fourth.
• Devil Rays Aquatic Club had 9 people get first, 2 in second, 5 in third, and 7 in fourth.
• The Manta Rays swim team had 4 first-place winners, 3 second, 2 third, and 1 fourth.

Be prepared to discuss the following in your exploration meeting:

1. Create a matrix for the individual swimmers and name it A. What are the dimensions?
2. Create a matrix for the teams and name it B. What are the dimensions?
3. Create a matrix for the points awarded and name it C. What are the dimensions?
4. First place receives 6 points, second 4, third 3, and fourth 2.
1. Which swimmer got the most points?
2. Which team won the trophy?