CCSS IP Math II 3.5.1 Example 2
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Josie has made free throws out of attempts in her basketball games this season. If she can raise her free-throw percentage to , she will tie her record from last season. How many consecutive attempts will she have to make in order to reach a free-throw percentage of ? Write a function to complete the problem.
- Assign a variable to represent what you need to find.
- Create a function to represent the situation.
- Use the function to create an equation that can be solved to determine the answer to the problem.
- Solve the equation.
- Check the apparent solution and answer the question.