Victor and Hugo were shooting baskets. Hugo made 6 out of his 10 shots. Victor made 10 out of his 15 shots. Homework Help ✎
Write each boy’s shots as a ratio of shots made to shots missed.
Who is the better shooter? Show all of your work and explain your reasoning clearly.
Hugo = 3:2
Victor = 2:1
Try writing Victor and Hugo's shots as fractions with the made shots in the numerator and the total attempted shots in the denominator.
Try finding a common denominator to directly compare the number of shots made.
30 looks like a good common denominator for the two ratios.
Try rewriting both fractions with 30 as the denominator and compare the two fractions.