Basketball Free Throws
A basketball player makes 80% of his free throws. If he attempts eight free throws during the next game, what is the probability that he will make more than his average?© SolutionLibrary Inc. solutionlibary.com 9836dcf9d7 https://solutionlibrary.com/statistics/probability/basketball-free-throws-1oh
...or he will score all his 8 attempts)
Probability of each attempt of a free throw is a Bernoulli event, such that probability of success is p=probability that he scores his free throw attempt.
p is given as 0.8.
The result of each attempt of free throw is independent from the other attempts. So the probability of total number of success in 8 attempts has binary distribution with parameters n=8 and p=0.8 (n is the number ...