# Paul hit 33 tennis balls during practice. He hit 1/3 of them out of the tennis court. How many balls did he hit out of the court?

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Mar 4, 2018

11 balls,

#### Explanation:

Let

Mar 4, 2018

#### Explanation:

#" a "1/3" of a quantity is that quantity divided into 3 parts"#

#rArr1/3" of "33=33-:3=11#

#"or "1/cancel(3)^1xxcancel(33)^(11)=11#

#"Paul hit 11 balls out of the court"#