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A basket ball player makes 70% of her free throws. She takes 7 free throws in a game, and makes 5 of her 7 throws. If the shots are independent of each other, Then what is the probability that she makes the first five and misses the last 2?

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asked by Niki
  1. You want the specific case of
    HHHHHMM, where H is success and M is a miss.

    prob(HHHHHMM) = (.7)^5 (.3)^2
    = ....

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