Mike made 39 of 65 free throws.  If Mike makes 35 more free throws how many of them will he need to make to have made 70%?
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Mike made 39 of 65 free throws.  If Mike makes 35 more free throws how many of them will he need to make to have made 70%?

39 + x = 0.7(65 + 35)
39 + x = 0.7(100)
39 + x = 70
x = 70 - 39
x = 31
answered Oct 9, 2015 by CWA Level 11 User (78,600 points)
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