Posted by **amy** on Friday, July 24, 2009 at 2:57pm.

Can someone please explain this to me I'm having a hard time solving it I don't get it. Thanks

Suppose a basketball player is an excellent free throw shooter and makes 91% of his free throws (i.e.,he has a 91% free chance of making a single free throw). Assume that free throw shots are independent of one another. Suppose this player shoots five free throws. Find the probability that he makes all five throw.

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**amy**, Friday, July 24, 2009 at 5:22pm
can anyone pretty please help me

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**Marth**, Friday, July 24, 2009 at 7:52pm
If the probability of making 1 free throw is 91%, the probability of making 5 out of 5 is (91%)^5, or 62.4%

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**Anonymous**, Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 8:40pm
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