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Shooter Magee is the Wolverines’ best free-throw shooter. He normally makes three out of every four shots. In an upcoming charity event, Shooter will shoot 500 free throws. If he makes over 400 baskets, the school wins $1000. Should the Wolverines expect to win the cash for the school? Show and organize your work. Homework Help ✎

Set up a proportion with the information given.

Solve for x.

Multiply both sides by 500.

x = 375
No, he will not make enough baskets.