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Posted by **Trina** on Tuesday, February 19, 2008 at 9:41pm.

Decimals and fractions

Construction: an a-frame cabin has a triangular front with a base of 30 ft and a height of 20 ft. If the front is to be glass that cost $3 per square foot, what will the glass cost?

The distance from Philadelphia to Sea Isle City is 100 mi. A car was driven this distance using tires with a radius of 14 in. How many revolutions of each tire occurred on the trip?

Statistics: The following table gives the free throws attempted (FTA) and the free throws made (FTM) for the top five players in the NBA for a recent season. Calculate the free throw percentage for each player by writing the FTM over the FTA and converting this fraction to a decimal

Player FTM FTA

Allan Houston 363 395

Ray Allen 316 345

Steve Nash 308 339

Troy Hudson 208 231

Reggie Miller 207 230

Statistics: The following table gives the winning percentages of the top five coaches in NFL history. What fraction of his games has each coach won?

Coach Percentage

Don Shula 0.676

George Halas 0.672

Tom Landry 0.606

Curly Lambeau 0.624

Paul Brown 0.667

- Math -
**Damon**, Tuesday, February 19, 2008 at 9:52pmA frame

area = (1/2) base * height

cost = 3 times area

1 revolution = 2 pi r = 6.28 * 14 = 87.9 in

100 mi (5280 ft/mile)(12 in/ft) =6,336,000 in

so

6,336,000 in ( 1 rev/87.9 in) =72,082 rev

100 *(number made / total number of attempts)

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