Consider a member of the Olympic shooting team who is shooting clay pigeons and a member of the Olympic diving team. Each is competing for a score. Who is conducting a sequence of Bernoulli trials?

a. neither

b. the diver

c. the shooter

d. both

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- April 21st 2005, 10:34 AM #1

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## Fun Problem

Consider a member of the Olympic shooting team who is shooting clay pigeons and a member of the Olympic diving team. Each is competing for a score. Who is conducting a sequence of Bernoulli trials?

a. neither

b. the diver

c. the shooter

d. both

- May 1st 2005, 10:42 AM #2Originally Posted by
**NICEKID**

So the clay pigeon shooter is conducting Bernoulli trials. The diver ... not if she is actually interested in the numerical score, which is more complicated than just a "success/failure" situation.