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6-38.

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. shots made: shots missed or shots made: shot 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.