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In Friday’s volleyball game, Sam’s team scored a point in 16.5% of his serves. Which of the following statements is true? A. The team scored in more than 16 of Sam's serves. B. The team scored in less than 110 of Sam's serves. C. The team scored in exactly 17 of Sam's serves. D. The team scored in more than 18 of Sam's serves.

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The true statement is:D. The team scored in more than 1/8 of Sam's serves.[tex]\texttt{ }[/tex]Further explanationComplete Question:In Fridays volleyball game, Sams team scored a point in 16.5% of his serves. Which of the following statements are true? ( Express your answer as a fraction) A) The team scored in more than 1/6 of Sam's serves.B) The team scored less than 1/10 of Sam's serves.C) The teams scored in exactly 1/7 of Sam's serves.D) The teams scored in more than 1/8 of Sam's serves[tex]\texttt{ }[/tex]Given:Team's score = 16.5% of Sam's ServesAsked:Fraction of Team's Score = ?Solution:[tex]16.5 \% = \frac{16.5}{100} = \frac{33}{200}[/tex]Option A:[tex]\frac{1}{6} = \frac{1}{6} \times 100\% = 16.7\%[/tex]The team scored in less than 1/6 of Sam's serves.[tex]\texttt{ }[/tex]Option B:[tex]\frac{1}{10} = \frac{1}{10} \times 100\% = 10\%[/tex]The team scored in more than 1/10 of Sam's serves.[tex]\texttt{ }[/tex]Option C:[tex]\frac{1}{7} = \frac{1}{7} \times 100\% = 14.2\%[/tex]The team scored in not exactly 1/7 of Sam's serves[tex]\texttt{ }[/tex]Option D:[tex]\frac{1}{8} = \frac{1}{8} \times 100\% = 12.5\%[/tex]The team scored in more than 1/8 of Sam's serves.[tex]\texttt{ }[/tex]Conclusion:The true statement is:D. The team scored in more than 1/8 of Sam's serves.[tex]\texttt{ }[/tex]Learn moreThe LCM and HCF : car’s service book  : that HCF × LCM = product of two numbers : detailsGrade: CollegeSubject: MathematicsChapter: RatioKeywords: Lower , Common , Multiple , Highest , Ratio , Proper , Jar , Pickles , Patties , Buns