# Probability & Statistics

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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?

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2/3^3 = 2/3 * 2/3 * 2/3 = ?

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The answer is 8/27 attempts, but I'm not sure how this answer was obtained. Any thoughts?

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