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# In a basketball contest, Jeff made 8 baskets out of his first 20 tries. Manny made 18 baskets out of his first 25 tries. If the co

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In a basketball contest, Jeff made 8 baskets out of his first 20 tries. Manny made 18 baskets out of his first 25 tries. If the contest consists of each person getting 150 tries, how many more baskets is Manny likely to make than Jeff?

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## Answer ( 1 )

percentageis a way to describe a part of a whole. Thenumberof baskets thatMannymade more than Jeff is 36.## What are Percentages?

percentageis a way to describe a part of a whole. such as thefraction¼ can be described as0.25which is equal to 25%.fractionto a percentage, convert thefractionto decimal form and then multiply by100with the ‘%’ symbol.Jeffmade 8 baskets out of his first 20 tries. Therefore, the percentage ofbasketsthatJeffis able to make is,numberofbasketsthat Jeff will be able to make out of 150 tries is,Mannymade 18 baskets out of his first 25 tries. Therefore, thepercentageofbasketsthat Jeff is able to make is,basketsthat Jeff will be able to make out of 150 tries is,differencebetween thenumberof baskets that are made is,basketsthatMannymade more than Jeff is 36.Percentageshere: