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Sana is playing basketball.After she took 20 shots,she got in 55% of those shots.After she took 5 shots,the overall percentage of her shots that went in became 56%.How many of her last 5 shots went in ?

 Jul 19, 2020
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When she took 20 shots she got 55% of them so she got 11 of them. She took 5 shots and got x of them. We can form an equation.

 

(11+x)/(20+5)=14/25

(11+x)/25=14/25

11+x=14

x=3 shots.

 Jul 19, 2020
edited by Alan  Jul 19, 2020

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