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# Every year Taylor goes to the same carnival, and he attempts to shoot

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Every year Taylor goes to the same carnival, and he attempts to shoot a basketball into a small hoop, hoping that he will win a ten-foot tall teddy bear. If the probability that Taylor does not make a basket is 9/10, what is the probability that Taylor makes exactly one basket in three tries?

A. 3^5/10^3
B. 3^4/10^3
C. 3^3/10^3
D. 3^2/10^3
E. 3^4/10^4

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06 Apr 2016, 08:48
Every year Taylor goes to the same carnival, and he attempts to shoot a basketball into a small hoop, hoping that he will win a ten-foot tall teddy bear. If the probability that Taylor does not make a basket is 9/10, what is the probability that Taylor makes exactly one basket in three tries?

A. 3^5/10^3
B. 3^4/10^3
C. 3^3/10^3
D. 3^2/10^3
E. 3^4/10^4

Probability of no basket = 9/10

Required probability= 3* (1*9*9/1000)
= 3^5/10^3

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18 Jul 2017, 06:32
FightToSurvive wrote:
Every year Taylor goes to the same carnival, and he attempts to shoot a basketball into a small hoop, hoping that he will win a ten-foot tall teddy bear. If the probability that Taylor does not make a basket is 9/10, what is the probability that Taylor makes exactly one basket in three tries?

A. 3^5/10^3
B. 3^4/10^3
C. 3^3/10^3
D. 3^2/10^3
E. 3^4/10^4

Probability of no basket = 9/10

Required probability= 3* (1*9*9/1000)
= 3^5/10^3

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Why do we need to multiply 3 to (1*9*9/1000)?

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# Every year Taylor goes to the same carnival, and he attempts to shoot

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