Richie and Bethany play basketball and practice shooting free throws after school. During one practice session, Richie attempted
Write a ratio comparing the number of free throws he made to the number that he missed.
If Richie made
free throws, that means he missed , since . Now write a ratio in the form of # of free throws made: # of free throws missed.
Bethany made eight free throws for every three that she missed. Did Bethany do better than Richie? Show how you know.
Can you change these fractions into a percent and compare Bethany to Richie?
No, Bethany did not do better than Richie. She made
of her shots and Richie made of his.