1. Probability

Hi there i need help with this question :

A chain is formed from
and the probability that any one link fails under a specified load is
q. What is the

probability that the chain fails under that load?

2. Originally Posted by izzy
Hi there i need help with this question :

A chain is formed from
The probability that the chain does not fail is the probability that each and everyt link does not fail which is $(1-q)^n$.