math
posted by anonymous on .
Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks has a 87.7% career free throw record. Assuming that free throws represent independent events, find the probability of Nowitzki
a. Getting 3 free shots in a row
b. Missing exactly one of 3 free shots

a) (.877)^3
b) C(3,1) (.877)^2 (.123)