Time for another Problem of the Week! This one is rather elementary, but is connected with a pet topic of mine which I plan to write a post on soon:

If a baseball player’s batting average is .334, what is the minimum number of times he’s been up at bat?

[Note for those who are not fans of baseball: a player’s batting average is (number of hits made)/(number of times at bat), rounded to three decimal places.]

Please submit solutions to topological[dot]musings[At]gmail[dot]com by Wednesday, July 30, 11:59 pm (UTC); do not submit solutions in Comments. Everyone with a correct solution will be inducted into our Hall of Fame! We look forward to your response.