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5-123.

The Coopersville Mad Hens baseball team played

*Q*games last year, each consisting of 9 innings. Their star pitcher, Kasmir, pitched*T*innings total, walked*W*batters, and struck out*K*batters. The opposing batters got on base by a hit or an error*H*times in those innings. He made a total of*P*pitches for the year. What do the following expressions represent in this context? Homework Help ✎*W*+*K*+*H*9

*Q*

The number of batters Walked plus Struck out plus Hit or errors.

The ratio of Strike Outs to Innings pitched.

What does *Q* represent?

Since 9*Q* would represent the number of innings pitched in *Q* games,

what would *T* divided by 9*Q* represent?

What do each of the variables represent?