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# Each time Parker shoots a free throw in basketball, he has an 80% chance of making the shot.

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b) Makes all 3 shots

c) Misses all 3 shots

d) Misses the first two shots and makes the third

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edited by Guest  Apr 14, 2020

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Probability of making a shot:  0.80

Probability of missing a shot:  0.20

Three of the following four answers are correct; one is incorrect; you'll have to figure out which one is incorrect and correct it ===

a)  0.80 x 0.20 x 0.80

b)  0.80 x 0.80 x 0.80

c)  0.20 x 0.20 x 0.20

d)  0.80 x 0.80 x 0.20

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THANK YOU SO MUCH!!

Guest Apr 14, 2020
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OK THANK U SO MUCH

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for d), shouldn't it be 20%*20%*80%?

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o oops, didn't see that you wrote "Three of the following four answers are correct; one is incorrect; you'll have to figure out which one is incorrect and correct it"

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OH YEAH ACTUALLY

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a) 80% * 20%  * 80% = 16/125 = 12.8%

b) 80%^3 = 51.2%

c)20%^3 = 0.8%

d)20%*20%*80% = 3.2%