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Posted by **purple** on Sunday, February 21, 2010 at 10:50am.

made 135 free throws in 180 attempts. Of the next 50 free

throws attempted, how many would she have to make to

raise her percent of free throws made by 5%?

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**Marth**, Sunday, February 21, 2010 at 1:10pmHer current percentage of successes is 135/180 = 75%.

She now makes 50 more free throws, for a total of 180+50 = 230. She wants to get 75% + 5% = 80%. How many of those 230 does she need to make?

Subtract 135 to find the number of free throws out of the extra 50.

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