# In a volleyball game, Caroline served the ball over the net 16 out of 20 times. What percent did she not make her serve over the net?

Nov 15, 2016

#### Answer:

20% were not over the net.

#### Explanation:

If she served over the net 16 times, it means there were 4 times that she did not.

The fraction of misses is $\frac{4}{20}$

To find the fraction as a percent:

• method 1 Make the denominator into 100.

4/20 xx 5/5 = 20/100 = 20%

• method 2 Multiply the fraction by 100%

4/20 xx 100% =20%

• method 3 100% - % over the net

16/20 = 80% were over the net,

100%-80% = 20% were not