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Posted by **Anonymous** on Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at 7:52am.

2) Every student has a 1 in 9 chance of winning a certain prestigious scholarship. What is the probability that, in a group of 8 students, all of them win the scholarship? None of them wins it? At least one wins it?

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**drwls**, Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at 9:37am1. Read the question. It will tell you the answer. Is four exactly one? Is it one or more?

2. All eight win: (1/9)^8 = 2.32*10^-8

Nobody wins: (8/9)^8 = 0.3987

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