# MATH156

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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%?

• MATH156 -

Her 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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