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The Bad News Bears are playing against the Houston Toros in a baseball tournament. The first team to win three games wins the tournament. The Bears have a probability of 2/3 of winning each game. Find the probability that the Bears win the tournament.

 Jan 18, 2020
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We must consider strings like BBB and BBTB.  Going through the cases, we get a probability of (2/3)^3 + 3*(2/3)^3*(1/3)^2 + 6*(2/3)^3*(1/3)^4 = 304/729.

 Jan 18, 2020

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