## A community for students. Sign up today

Here's the question you clicked on:

## anonymous 5 years ago a basketball player made 28 of the 54 three- point shots she took in 5 games. a) how many shots will she make in her next game if she attempts 8 three- point shots? b) how many shots will she make this season if she attempts 880 three-point shots this season? c) what assumptions must u make for your answer to be accurate?

• This Question is Closed
1. sandra

hello! ok so this is a bit different - they give you the probability of her making a shot - 28/54

2. sandra

can you get a and b given that?

3. anonymous

soo what would be a?

4. anonymous

is it like 28/54*8?

5. anonymous

comon help mee?

6. sandra

yes!

7. sandra

you got it

8. sandra

and for (c) - you're making a big assumption - that she always makes 25/54 three point shots

9. sandra

could be she had a great first five games

10. anonymous

what is b?

11. anonymous

well i guess she answered it lol!

12. anonymous

for a i got 4.1 whats b?>

13. anonymous

b

14. anonymous

28/54*880?

15. anonymous

ok what did yyou do to get a so i know

16. anonymous

i know sandra writt but i need to know whats going on

17. sandra

so for (b), you could actually get more complicated if you want

18. sandra

because AFTER the second game, you know more about the probability of her making a shot

19. sandra

after the second game, she's attempted 8 more shots

20. anonymous

god your fast

21. anonymous

so what i said was right ?? for b?

22. sandra

well, I think that's what they're asking for

23. sandra

and yes, in that context you are correct

24. anonymous

Yessssssss :D

#### Ask your own question

Sign Up
Find more explanations on OpenStudy
Privacy Policy