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Alex makes 60% of the shots he takes in basketball. What is the probability that Alex misses two shots in a row? i need an answer AND an explanation please thank you!

 Jun 14, 2020
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If Axex makes 60% of his shots, then he misses 40% of his shots.

Assuming that each of his shots is independent from each of his other shots, then it is correct to

multiply the probabilities together:  0.40 x 0.40  =  0.16

 Jun 14, 2020

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