# Math

A Major League Baseball team has won 15 of its first 27 games. The team will play 162 games. At its current rate of winning, how many games will the team win?

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1. 15/27 ratio should be the same as win/162

15/27 reduces to 5/9 which will make the math a little easier. Can you finish it from here?

5/9 = win/162

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2. 15/27 = x/162

Cross multiply and solve for x.

27x = 2,430

x = 90

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