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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

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    a) (.877)^3

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

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