Posted by **anonymous** on Thursday, July 29, 2010 at 5:50pm.

A basketball player shoots free throws and makes them with probability 1/3. What is the probability the player will miss three in a row?

- Probability & Statistics -
**PsyDAG**, Friday, July 30, 2010 at 9:48pm
2/3^3 = 2/3 * 2/3 * 2/3 = ?

- Probability & Statistics -
**anonymous**, Saturday, July 31, 2010 at 7:56pm
The answer is 8/27 attempts, but I'm not sure how this answer was obtained. Any thoughts?

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- Math - A basketball playerâ€™s probability of making a free throw is 9/10. When ...
- Statistics - Suppose a basketball player, Player A, made 80% of her free throw ...
- statistics - Suppose a basketball player, Player A made 80% of her free throws ...
- Statistics and Probability - Suppose a basketball player successfully makes 70% ...
- statistics - Suppose a basketball player successfully makes 70% of the free ...
- Statistics - Suppose a basketball player is an excellent free throw shooter and ...
- statistics - I have a statistics math problem. if someone could answer. "A ...
- math - Suppose a basketball player is an excellent free throw shooter and makes ...
- mAtH - Suppose a basketball player is an excellent free throw shooter and makes ...
- algebra - In a high school basketball game, a player on the home team makes two ...

More Related Questions