The Basic Practice of Statistics 7th Edition

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1-46414-253-X
ISBN 13: 978-1-46414-253-6

Chapter 6 - Two-Way Tables - Apply Your Knowledge - Page 172: 6.6a

Answer

Percentage is total points made divided by total points made and missed, hence: Alex Brailsford: $\frac{15+5}{15+15+5+15} = 20/50 = 40%$ Rickie Jackson: $\frac{30+65}{30+65+29+130} = 95/254 = 37.40%$

Work Step by Step

as given above
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