Posted by **Cherie** on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 2:20pm.

Every time Mr. Cold born throws a ball of paper in the garbage can, the probability the ball goes in the cans is 3/4. What is the probability he misses 2 times in a row?

Please show all work. Please help I don't understand probability

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 2:24pm
prob of miss = 1/4

so prob( miss , then miss) = (1/4)(1/4) = 1/16

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**PsyDAG**, Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 2:30pm
If the events are independent, the probability of both/all events occurring is determined by multiplying the probabilities of the individual events.

(1-3/4)(1-3/4) = ?

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