Steve played in 14 basketball games. He scored a total of 53 field goals (2 points each), and 20 free throws (1 point each). What was his average score per game?

Steve played in 14 basketball games. He scored a total of 53 field goals (2 points each), and 20 free throws (1 point each). What was his average score per game?

Detailed Explanation

This problem has several steps. To begin, you need to determine the number of points he scored. The 53 field goals give him 53 × 2 = 106 points. Adding on the 20 free throws gives him 126 points. The average per game is 126 ÷ 14 = 9 points.