Dan was the team’s star batter. He had a batting average of 60%. If Dan had 30 hits last summer, how many at bats did he have?

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Dan was the team’s star batter. He had a batting average of 60%. If Dan had 30 hits last summer, how many at bats did he have?

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3 months 2021-08-06T09:59:21+00:00 1 Answers 4 views 0

50 bats total

Step-by-step explanation:

To solve this problem, all one has to do is, set up a proportion, remember, a proportion is;

In this case;

It is given that;

percent  – 60%

hits – 30

Now substitute in the values and solve;

Solve, first simplify;

Now use cross products;

150 = 3(total_bats)

Inverse operations;

150 = 3(total_bats)

/3      /3

50 = total_bats