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Homework Help: Math For Educator

Posted by Felicia on Sunday, May 30, 2010 at 10:49pm.

When Alison and Pamela play chess, Alison wins 60% of the time. If they play a best-3-of-5 series, how many games would you expect to be played before a winner is determined? Use the random digits below which were generated using the command Int(5 Rand) + 1 on a graphing calculator. Let the digits 1-3 represent a win for Alison and the digits 4 and 5 represent a win for Pamela. Each string of random digits was terminated once a winner had been determined.

A)

4.5

B)

3.9

C)

3.6

D)

4.2

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