Mary made 85% of her free-throw attempts. If she missed only six free throws, how many did she attempt? Question Mary made 85% of her free-throw attempts. If she missed only six free throws, how many did she attempt? in progress 0 Math Sophia 3 weeks 2021-09-09T07:30:18+00:00 2021-09-09T07:30:18+00:00 1 Answer 0

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Answer:40

Step-by-step explanation:given the fact that mary made 85% of her free throws attempts,

thus she missed the rest 100 minus 85= 15% of the attempts. let the total number of attempts be x. thus:

15% of x=6

15/100 x=6

solve by cross multiplying

x=6 100/15

x=40

hope this helps