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Reggie Miller has a 50% chance of sinking a 3-pointer every time he tries. At a shootout, he has 5 chances. What is the probability he will get exactly 3 baskets out of the 5 attempts?

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 [#permalink] New post 16 Jun 2003, 00:39
it's identical to tossing coins 5 times.

Therefore,
5C3 = 10.

And Ans is 10/32 = 5/16.
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 [#permalink] New post 03 Dec 2004, 03:03
Hi can someone tell me why its 5C3.
Whats the forumla then my trying to count all the ways like HHHMM, HHMHM and so on. Thanks
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