# basketball player

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• Aug 10th 2006, 10:38 AM
kwtolley
basketball player
The probability a basketball player makes a free throw is 0.60. Find the probability the player makes four out of 6.

P( 4 throws in 6 attempts)
(0.60)(0.60)(0.60)(0.60)(0.60)(0.4)=0.311

0.311 is my answer, thanks so much for checking my answer. List of possible aswers are -
1. 0.0207
2. 0.0667
3. 0.240
4. 0.311
• Aug 10th 2006, 12:44 PM
ThePerfectHacker
It is,
$_6C_4 (.6)^4(.4)^2\approx .311$
• Aug 10th 2006, 09:07 PM
kwtolley
thanks
thanks you for all your help and everyone else also.