T. Oates-Math 117-1B-Week 4 Application Assignment

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Axia College Material T. Oates-Math 117-1B-Week 4 Application Assignment Application Practice Answer the following questions. If appropriate, use Equation Editor to show your work. First, save this file to your hard drive by selecting Save As from the File menu. In 2004 Major League Baseball, Barry Bonds, playing for the San Francisco Giants of the National League, collected 44 hits in 117 at-bats in his first 49 games. 1. The ratio of number of hits to number of at-bats, rounded to the nearest thousandth, is a player’s batting average. What was Bond’s batting average in his first 49 games? Answer Box (Type your work and answer below) Set the ratio hits to at-bats and convert to a decimal. 2. Based on the ratio of number of hits to number of games, how many hits would he get in a 162- game season? Answer Box (Type your work and answer below)
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Unformatted text preview: Set a proportion and solve for the unknown. 3. Based on the ration of number of hits to number of at-bats and assuming he bats 400 times in 2004, how many hits would he get? Answer Box (Type your work and answer below) Set a proportion and solve for the unknown. By checking work records, a plumber finds that Raul can plumb a house in 48 hr. Mira can do the same job in 36 hr. 4. Write a rational equation that represents the real-life scenario described above. Answer Box (Type your work and answer below) See section 6.8 of this week’s course reading. 5. How long would it take Raul and Mira if they would have worked together to complete the same job? Answer Box (Type your work and answer below) Use the equation you set in problem 4 and solve it. MAT 117...
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