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{ In a recent basketball game, a player who makes 65% of his free throws made eight consecutive free throws. Assuming that free-throw shots are independent, determine whether this feat was unusual. }

I'm just a little lost on how to determine if it's unusual or not.

I have this so far:

.65 x .65 x .65 x .65 x .65 x .65 x .65 x .65 = .0318644813

So generally, doing this would be a 3.2% chance. Does that mean that it's unusual he did this?

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  1. Yes, if you are using P = .05 as level of significance. However, no, if you are using P = .01.

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