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## #1 2013-01-23 14:36:30

cooljackiec
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Registered: 2012-12-13
Posts: 185

### probability

My basketball team has eight games next month. We're pretty good; we have a 2/3 chance to win in each game. What is the probability we have a winning streak of at least four games at some point during the month?

I see you have graph paper.
You must be plotting something

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## #2 2013-01-23 15:53:30

bobbym
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Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

### Re: probability

Hi;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #3 2013-01-24 15:10:48

cooljackiec
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Registered: 2012-12-13
Posts: 185

### Re: probability

that isnt correct. any other solution?

I see you have graph paper.
You must be plotting something

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## #4 2013-01-24 18:01:17

bobbym
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From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

### Re: probability

Hi cooljackiec;

Are you sure? Post #2 is magical.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #5 2013-01-25 11:42:14

cooljackiec
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Registered: 2012-12-13
Posts: 185

### Re: probability

ah, yes what you are getting is correct!

I see you have graph paper.
You must be plotting something

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## #6 2013-01-25 11:49:25

bobbym
bumpkin
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

### Re: probability

Okay, I told you post #2 was magical.  The answer improves the longer it sits there.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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