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    If i have a probability of .159 times something occurs. And I want to see the probability of that happening 4 times in a row. How would I do that?
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    Quote Originally Posted by adidasman View Post
    If i have a probability of .159 times something occurs. And I want to see the probability of that happening 4 times in a row. How would I do that?
    Consider A_n the event that this happens the n^{\text{th}} time.


    You want P(A_1 \cap A_2 \cap A_3 \cap A_4). If the events are independent (that is to say that the probability of happening stays still, even if it already happened), this equals to :

    P(A_1) \cdot P(A_2) \cdot P(A_3) \cdot P(A_4)=(0.159)^4


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