Posted by **Biren bahkta** on Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 8:52pm.

1. A tennis player wins a math 55% of the time when she serves first and 47% of the time when her opponent serves first. The player who serves first is determined by a coin toss before the match. What is the probability that the player wins a given match.

2.A football team is losing by 14 points near the end of a game. The team scroes two touchdowns (worth 6 pts each) before the end of the game. After each touchdown, the coach must decide whether to go for 1 point with a kick(which is successful 99% of the time) or 2 points with a run or pass (which is successful 45% of the time).

a.If the team goes for 1 point after each touchdown, what is the probability that the coach's team wins? loses? ties?

b. If the team goes for 2 points after each touchdown,what is the probability that the coach's team wins? loses? ties?

c. Can you develop a strategy so that the coach's team has a probability of winning the game that is greater than the probability of losing? If so, explain your strategy and calculate the probabilities of winning and losing using your strategy.

- Math -
**Anonymous**, Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 8:19pm
#1) 0.51

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- Math - How do you solve: n is 2 given that it is even The directions say "let n ...
- statistics - A tennis player makes a successful first serve 51% of the time. if ...
- math - In tennis, Gabby serves an ace, a ball that can't be returned, 4 out of ...
- Math - If the probability that a certain tennis player will serve an ace is 1/4...
- Algebra 2 - Can someone please explain how to do this problem? Woodrow wins a ...
- Math - Two individuals, A and B, are finalist for a chess championship. They ...
- Physics - A hockey player is standing on his skates on a frozen pond when an ...
- physics - A hockey player is standing on his skates on a frozen pond when an ...
- Physics - A hockey player is standing on his skates on a frozen pond when an ...
- Math Question - Jane has two tennis serves, a hard serve and a soft serve. Her ...

More Related Questions