Ommy's batting average this season is 0.275. This means that he had a hit in 27.5% of his at-bats. If Tommy had 11 hits so far this season, how many at-bats has he had?

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Dec 31, 2016

Answer:

Question rephrased: if 11 counts for 27.5%, what counts for 100%?
In other words: a ratio problem.

Explanation:

#11/27.5=X/100->#

Cross-multiply:
#27.5xx X=11xx100->X=(11xx100}/27.5=40#

Check your answer!:
#0.275xx40=11# - check!