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    • In the final match a boxer is facing another boxer and is expected to win 48% of the time. In reality they win 80% of the time.

    What is the probability of that occurring in 10 matches?
    2) In the very next match (in a different tournament), the boxer who won the previous match only wins 40% of the time.
    - With the winning rate in the previous match, whats the probability of seeing that winning rate in 10 matches?


    How would you go about this problem? I believe this a binomial problem but i do not know what the 48% and 80%. Also, how could I calculate this on excel. So if someone could guide me through this that would be great

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    What the probability of success?

    What's the number of trials?

    What's the number of successes?

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    Quote Originally Posted by shg View Post
    What the probability of success?

    What's the number of trials?

    What's the number of successes?
    I donít know what the two percentages mean so I donít know what the probability of success is. The number of trials is 10 and I donít know the number of success it doesnít make sense to me.

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    is expected to win 48% of the time.
    What does that mean?

    In reality they win 80% of the time.
    If they win 80% of the time, how many times do they win in 10 bouts?

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    Default Re: Stats Probability Help

    More homework?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fluff View Post
    More homework?
    Yes, i figured out my other question. But this one is just not making any sense to me. Ive asked many people but they seem to not understand what the question is asking. So now i have decided to post it on the forum to see if anyone has any clue on how to do this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shg View Post
    What does that mean?



    If they win 80% of the time, how many times do they win in 10 bouts?
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