# math

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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1. pr(3 makes)=.877^3
pr(missingone)= 3*.123*.87^2

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