# Melinda is practicing her penalty kicks. She took 40 shots and only missed 8. Based on the data, how many penalty kicks will Melinda make if she takes 60 shots?

##### 2 Answers

Mar 26, 2018

Her success (rate) chance is

#### Explanation:

Therefore, she will make

Mar 26, 2018

48

#### Explanation:

We can solve this in different ways:

**1/**

As direct proportion:

For direct proportion we have:

Where

Form given information:

If she took 40 shots and missed 8 the she made 32.

Let

So we have:

For 60 shots,

So she will make 48 penalty kicks

**2/**

As a percentage:

She had 32 successes out of 40, this as a percentage is:

We now find

This also gives us the same result.