Suppose a basketball player is an excellent free throw shooter and makes 90% of his free throws (i.e., he has a 90% chance of making a single free throw). Assume that free throw shots are independent of one another. Suppose

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  1. Statistics

    Suppose a basketball player is an excellent free throw shooter and makes 90% of his free throws (i.e., he has a 90% chance of making a single free throw). Assume that free throw shots are independent of one another. Suppose this player gets to shoot three

  2. Math

    Coram is at basketball practice preparing to shoot free throws. The probability of Coram making a free throw is 77%. What is the probability that he makes his first free throw on the second shot? A. 79% B. 95% C. 88% D. 83% I think the answer is C

  3. math

    If a basketball player consistently shoots 80% from the free throw line and she takes 25 free throw shots throughout the course of a game, how many free throws can she be expected to make?

  4. AP Statistics

    I was sick and when I came back to school I received this question as homework and I don't understand it... Jenny is a 60 percent free-throw shooter She gets to shoot a second free throw if and only if she makes her first shot. She can score 0 points( if

  5. Math

    A basketball player made 63 out of 100 attempted free throws.What percent of free throws did the player make

  6. Math

    A basketball player scored 18 times during one game. He scored a total of 35 points, two for each two point shot and one. For each free throw. How many two point shots did he make? How many free throws?

  7. Algeba1

    A basketball player scored 35 times during one game he scored a total of 56 points 2 for each field goal and one for each free-throw how many field goals did he make how many free throws let x equals the number of field goals let y equal the number of free

  8. math

    Charice is painting the lines for her own basketball court. The free throw section will be a rectangle with a semi-circle on top. The length of the rectangle will be 2.25 metres greater than the width. Using 3.14 for mc004-1.jpg, the area of the court is

  9. Math

    A college basket ball player makes 80% of her free throws. Suppose this probability is the same for each free throw she attempts. The probability that she makes all of her first four free throws and then misses her fifth attempt this season is

  10. statics

    a basketball player makes 60% of the free throws that he attempts, except that if he has just tried and missed a free throw then his chances of making a second one go down to only 30%. what is the probability that he makes both attempts? what is the

  11. math

    If she made the last free throw, then her probability of making the next one is 0.9. On the other hand, If she missed the last free throw, then her probability of making the next one is 0.5. Find the long-run free-throw shooting probabilities for this

  12. math

    If a basketball player missed 41 free throws out of 100, what fraction and what percentage of free throws did the player make?

  13. physics

    The free throw line in basketball is 4.57 m (15 ft) from the basket, which is 3.05 m (10 ft) above the floor. A player standing on the free throw line throws the ball with an initial speed of 8.00 m/s, releasing it at a height of 2.48 m above the floor. At

  14. Statistics

    Free Throw Freddie is an 80% free throw shooter. At the end of practice he shoots until he makes 10 shots. a) What is the probability that Freddie makes 10 in a row? b) What is the probability that Freddie needs 15 or more attempts? I understand how to do

  15. probability

    A basketball player makes 75% of the free throws that he attempts. What is the probability, approximated, that he succeeds in half of them in 40 tries?

  16. Statistics

    Billy Isastar, a famous basketball player, is not a very good free throw shooter. He manages to connect on 65% of his attempts. What is the probability that the first free throw Johnny hits in a game is on his fourth attempt? a. .015 b. .028 c. .179 d.

  17. Statistics

    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?

  18. statistics

    A basketball player makes 60% of the free throws that he attempts, except that if he has just tried and missed a free throw then his chances of making a second one go down to only 30%. Suppose he has just been awarded two free throws. Find the probability

  19. Math

    A basketball player with a free throw shooting percentage of 60% gets fouled and goes to the line to shoot two free throws. What are the odds in favor of her making her first shot?

  20. Math

    The best free throw shooter on a basketball team has a 60% chance of making the 1st shot when shooting 2 free throws. If he makes the 1st shot, he has an 80% chance of making the 2nd. If he misses the 1st shot, he only has a 40% chance of making the 2nd

  21. Math

    Basketball player scored 12 times during one game. He scored a total of 18 points, two for each two-point Shot and one for each free throw. How many two-point shots did he make? How many free throws?

  22. Math

    Every time Jim shoots a free throw in basketball, he has an 80% chance of making the shot. He is given 3 free throws. Find the probability of each event. a) misses all 3 shots b) misses the first two shots and makes the third. Can someone please explain to

  23. Math

    Alice plays basketball. in one game she shoot 21 free throws and makes 81.25% of them Estimate how many free throws she makes I'm too lazy to write the rest of the questions but please help.

  24. algebra 1

    In a basketball game you score 2 points for a field goal and 1 point for a free throw. Suppose that you have scored at least 5 points a game and have a season high of 12 points a game. How many field goals and free throws could you have made in one game?

  25. Math

    Each time Parker shoots a free throw in basketball, he has an 80% chance of making the shot. Suppose he is given 3 free throws. Find the probability of each event. a) Makes the basket, misses the basket, makes the baset b) makes all 3 shots Please help

  26. Statistic

    consider caleb the basketball player. In a game, he shoots 10 free throws. In the year, he makes 70% of his free throws. Is this a binomial setting? Fully explain your response.

  27. Statistic

    A basketball player makes 80% of her free throws. Recently during a very close game, she shot 5 free throws near the end of the game and missed 3 of them. The fans booed. What is the probability of her missing 3 (or more) free throws out of 5? Set up and

  28. math

    A basketball player makes 110 out of 130 free throws. We would estimate the probability that the player makes the next free throw to be

  29. math

    During his NBA career Dirk Nowitzki made approximately 90% of all free throw. Suppose Dirk makes 10 free throws in a row. Assuming each free throw is independent, what is the probability he will make the next free throw?

  30. Physics

    A basketball player shoots a free throw at a 50 degree angle. Assume the ball is released at a height of 1.8 meters, the hoop is 3 meters off of the floor and 4.6 meters away from the shooter. With what velocity should the player release the ball to hit

  31. Math / Statistics

    { 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

  32. Algebra

    a basketball player scored 17 timea during one game. He scored a total of 21 pts,two for each two-pt shot and one for each free throw. How many two-pt shots did he make? How many free throws?

  33. NEED HELP PLEASE CHECK TO SEE IF THIS CORRECT

    A basketball player makes 80% of her free throws. Recently during a very close game, she shot 5 free throws near the end of the game and missed 3 of them. The fans booed. What is the probability of her missing 3 (or more) free throws out of 5? Set up and

  34. Math

    Katie makes 65% of her shots from the free throw line. Can you determine how many consecutive free throws she must make in order to increase her percentage to 68%? Explain.

  35. Statistics

    The basketball player Steve Nash is the all-time career free throw shooter among active players. He makes about 90% of his free throws. In today's game, Nash misses his first two free throws. The TV commentator says, "Nash's technique looks out of rhythm

  36. Math

    What is the probability that a 76% free-throw shooter will miss his next free throw?

  37. Someone please check my Statistic

    A basketball player makes 80% of her free throws. Recently during a very close game, she shot 5 free throws near the end of the game and missed 3 of them. The fans booed. What is the probability of her missing 3 (or more) free throws out of 5? Set up and

  38. Math Help!

    ALice plays basketball. In one game she shoots 21 free throws and makes 81.25% of them. Estimate how many free throws she makes. A. About 16 B. About 2 C. About 20 D. About 14 Is the answer A? Thank you

  39. math

    Can someone please explain this to me I'm having a hard time solving it I don't get it. Thanks Suppose a basketball player is an excellent free throw shooter and makes 91% of his free throws (i.e.,he has a 91% free chance of making a single free throw).

  40. mAtH

    Suppose a basketball player is an excellent free throw shooter and makes 91% of his free throws (i.e., he has a 91% chance of making a single free throw). Assume that free throw shots are independent of one another. Suppose this player shoots five free

  41. Statistics

    Suppose a basketball player, Player A, made 80% of her free throw attempts last season and that she continues to shoot free throws at the same rate. Assume that free throw attempts are independent. Let the random variable X be the number of free throws

  42. Statistics

    Suppose a basketball player, Player A, made 80% of her free throw attempts last season and that she continues to shoot free throws at the same rate. Assume that free throw attempts are independent. Let the random variable X be the number of free throws

  43. math

    Please check my answers Would you be more likely to get at least 70% tails if you flip a fair coin 10 times or if you flip a fair coin 1000 times? same Consider a bowl containing 36 different slips of paper. Ten of the slips of paper each contain one of

  44. Statistics (Reiny)

    1. A consumer organization estimates that 30% of the households in a particular community have one television set, 39% have two sets, and 20% have three or more sets. What is the probability that a household chosen at random does not have two sets? A) 0.39

  45. Statistics and Probability

    Suppose a basketball player successfully makes 70% of the free throw shots they attempt. Let X represent the number of successful attempts in 120 independent attempted free throws. (A) What is the true probability distribution of X? (B) Find the mean and

  46. Math

    Hannah made 0.7 of her free throw in a basketball game,abra made 9/10 of her free throws,dena made 3/4 of her free throws,who was the best shooter and explain why you say so

  47. Math

    The probability that Tina makes a free throw in basketball is 11 percent. If she shoots 94 free throws tonight, how many should she expect to make?

  48. Stats

    A basketball player makes 80% of her free throws. Recently during a very close game, she shot 5 free throws near the end of the game and missed 3 of them. The fans booed. What is the probability of her missing 3 (or more) free throws out of 5? Set up and

  49. Statistic

    1. For this assessment, explicityly state the five steps of a simulation and carry out the simulation. Use the random digit table. A basketball player makes 80% of her free throws. Recently during a very close game, she shot 5 free throws near the end of

  50. math

    Thank you so much!! Nicky is a 60% free-throw shooter in a two-shot free-throw situation. Is she likely to score 0 points, 1 point, or 2 points? can you please explain to me how to get the answer. Assuming each shot is an independent event.. Pr(0)=.4*.4 Pr

  51. math please help

    The following table gives the free throws attempted (FTA) and the free throws made (FTM) for the top five players in the NBA for a recent season. Calculate the free throw percentage for each player by writing the FTM over the FTA and converting this

  52. math

    Suppose a basketball player is an excellent free throw shooter and makes 91% of his free throws (i.e., he has a 91% chance of making a single free throw). Assume that free throw shots are independent of one another. Suppose this player shoots five free

  53. statistics

    Suppose a basketball player, Player A made 80% of her free throws last season and that she continues to shoot free throws at the same rate. Assume that free throw attempts are independent. Let the random variable X be the number of free throws that player

  54. stats

    A particular college basketball player is a 80% free throw shooter. In a game, he took 20 free throws. Find the probability he made 18 or more of his free throws.

  55. math

    A basketball player makes 225 out of 250 free throws. We would estimate the probability that the player makes the next free throw to be

  56. Maths

    Hannah made 0.7 of her free throw in a basketball game.Abra made 9/10 of her free throw. Dena made 3/4 of her free throws. Who was the best shooter ? Explain I say Abra 9/10 am I correct

  57. statistics

    I have a statistics math problem. if someone could answer. "A basketball player makes 70% of free throws. he throws 15 free shots. what is the probability that the basketball player makes 7 or more free shots inside basket."

  58. statistics

    Suppose a basketball player successfully makes 70% of the free throw shots they attempt. Let X represent the number of successful attempts in 120 independent attempted free throws. (A) What is the true probability distribution of X? (B) Find the mean and

  59. algebra

    In a high school basketball game, a player on the home team makes two free throws. One student asks the student next to her what he thinks the probability of hitting two free throws in a row is. The student replies, "The probability of him making a free

  60. Math Probability??

    I do not know how to figure out his next shot. A basketball player has made 34 of her last 42 freethrow attempts. What probability would you assign to the player’s next free throw being successful? Explain your reasoning. 34/42 = 17/21 I would assume

  61. Math-Probability

    I do not know how to figure out his next shot. A basketball player has made 34 of her last 42 freethrow attempts. What probability would you assign to the player’s next free throw being successful? Explain your reasoning. 34/42 = 17/21 I would assume

  62. statistic HELP ASAP

    Help ASAP Please check to see if I have the last part correct. Thanks A basketball player makes 80% of her free throws. Recently during a very close game, she shot 5 free throws near the end of the game and missed 3 of them. The fans booed. What is the

  63. Math

    Well A player makes 4 of 12 free throws. Question: What is the Probability that the player makes the free throw?

  64. math

    A basketball player with a free throw shooting percentage of 60% gets fouled and goes to the line to shoot two free throws. What are the odds in favor of her making her first shot?

  65. Math

    A basketball player’s probability of making a free throw is 9/10. When the player shoots 2 free throws in a row, X is the number of free throws that score. Create a probability distribution table for the variable X. Use the table to find the indicated

  66. Math

    If a player makes an average of 60% of his free throw attempts, what is the probability he will make both shots of a one-and-one (to have an opportunity to shoot a second free throw he must make the first)?

  67. math

    During a recent free throw basketball tournament, jessica makes 27 out of 40 free throws. Express this amount as a decimal.

  68. Statistics

    Jamaal, a player on a college basketball team, made only 50% of his free throws last season. During the off-season, he worked on developing a softer shot in the hope of improving his free-throw accuracy. This season, Jamaal made 54 of 95 free throws. We

  69. Physics

    A basketball player shoots a free throw at a 50 degree angle. Assume the ball is released at a height of 1.8 meters, the hoop is 3 meters off of the floor and 4.6 meters away from the shooter. With what velocity should the player release the ball to hit

  70. Math

    Find the odds. A basketball player with a free throw shooting percentage of 60% gets fouled and goes to the line to shoot free throws. What are the odds in favor of her making her first shot?

  71. Algebra

    Airball, Bud is a terrible free throw shooter, but the first part of the seaon he shot 10 out of 16. How many consecutive free throws must he miss to lower his record to 40%.

  72. statistics

    A basketball player has a 76% chance of making a free throw. What is the probability of her making 104 or more free throws in 119 trials? Round your standard normal variable to two decimal places before using the table of values.

  73. math

    a basketball player scored 40 times during one game. she scored a total of 65 points, two for each two point shot and one for each free throw. how many two point shots did she make? how many free throws

  74. intermediate algebra

    a basketball player scores 35 times during a gam,e. he scored 57 total point 2 for each 2 point shot and one for each free throw how many two pint shots did he make and how many free throws did he make

  75. statistic

    A basketball player makes 80% of her free throws. Recently during a very close game, she shot 5 free throws near the end of the game and missed 3 of them. The fans booed. What is the probability of her missing 3 (or more) free throws out of 5? Set up and

  76. Math

    Teaghan plays basketball. She scored 18 of her 20 last free throws. ___ A) What are her odds in favour of her scoring a free throw? ___ B) What are her odds against of her scoring a free throw? ___ C) What is the probability of her scoring a free throw?

  77. Math

    A basketball player has a 40% shooting average from the free-throw line. If she takes two free throws, estimate the probability that she will make both of them. Use the following list of digits which was taken from a table of random numbers. Let the digits

  78. fifth grade math

    at the school free throw contest, jane made 48 out of 60 shots. max made 78% of his shots, who is the better free throw shooter

  79. math

    A basketball player has a 40% shooting average from the free-throw line. If she takes two free throws, estimate the probability that she will make both of them. Use the following list of digits which was taken from a table of random numbers. Let the digits

  80. math

    if a basketball player shoots 50 free throws and makes 23% of them,how many free throws did he make?

  81. Statistics

    Mark and job are basketball players and will play a game. In the game, Mark will get 2 free throw attempts and John will get three. Overall, Mark makes a basket on 90% of free throw attempts and John makes it 50% of the time. Mark will win the game if he

  82. Stats

    Mark and job are basketball players and will play a game. In the game, Mark will get 2 free throw attempts and John will get three. Overall, Mark makes a basket on 90% of free throw attempts and John makes it 50% of the time. Mark will win the game if he

  83. Math 156

    1)Suppose you buy 1 ticket for $1 out of a lottery of 3000 tickets. If the prize for the one winning ticket is to be $500, what are your expected winnings? I'm assuming the answer for this one is $0.00 2)A basketball player with a free throw shooting

  84. math

    In a basketball free-throw contest held at the high school, Rudy made 4 out 5 free throws. At this rate, how many free throws could he expect to make in 25 tries?

  85. math

    a basketball player scored 17 timea during one game. He scored a total of 28 pts,two for each two-pt shot and one for each free throw. How many two-pt shots did he make? How many free throws? How many two-pt shots did he make? simplify

  86. Math

    A basketball player has a 40% shooting average from the free-throw line. If she takes two free throws, estimate the probability that she will make both of them. Use the following list of digits which was taken from a table of random numbers. Let the digits

  87. Math

    The formula y=1+1.4ln(x+1) models the average number of free-throws a basketball player can make consecutively during practice as a function of time, where x is the number of consecutive days the basketball player has practiced for two hours. After how

  88. math

    As you follow your favorite NBA basketball team’s statistics, you notice the point guard is successfully shooting 85% from the free-throw line for this season. Assuming he is fouled near the end of a game and shoots with that same success rate, what is

  89. Probability & Statistics

    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?

  90. basic college mathematics

    A basketball player made 11 free throws out of 12 during a game.what fraction of free throws did the player make?

  91. MAth

    ANSWER: 27 Free Throws IF Jill Makes 6 free throw shots out of every ten she attempts, how many will she make if she attempts..... A-60 Free throws? B-36 Free Throws? C-45 free throws?

  92. math

    Math :The following table gives the free throws attempted? The following table gives the free throws attempted (FTA) and the free throws made (FTM) for the top five players in the NBA for a recent season. Calculate the free throw percentage for each player

  93. math

    A basketball player has made 135 free throws in 180 attempts. Of the next 50 free throws attempted, how many would she have to make to raise her percent of free throws made by 5%?

  94. MATH156

    A basketball player has made 135 free throws in 180 attempts. Of the next 50 free throws attempted, how many would she have to make to raise her percent of free throws made by 5%?

  95. math

    A basketball player has made 135 free throws in 180 attempts. Of the next 50 free throws attempted, how many would she have to make to raise her percent of free throws made by 5%?

  96. math

    Yao Ming is 7 ft. & 6 inches in tall. The free throw line is 15 ft. from a point below the basketball ring. The height of the goals is 10 ft. If Yao Ming will shoot a free throw, what is the angle of depression from the basket ring to the top of the head

  97. math

    Alice plays basketball. In one game she shoots 23 free throws and makes 81.25% of theme. Estimate how many free throws she makes.

  98. math

    Statistics. The following table gives the free throws attempted (FTA) and the free throws made (FTM) for the top five players in the NBA for a recent season. Calculate the free throw percentage for each player by writing the FTM over the FTA and converting

  99. math

    katie makes 70% of her shots from the free throw line . can you determine how many consecutive free throws she must make in order to increase her precent. explain

  100. Math

    Statistics. The following table gives the free throws attempted (FTA) and the free throws made (FTM) for the top five players in the NBA for a recent season. Calculate the free throw percentage for each player by writing the FTM over the FTA and converting

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