# SOLUTION: Each question of a 5-question multiple choice exam has 3 possible answers. Suppose a student picks an answer at random for each question. Find the probability the student selects

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Probability-and-statistics Question 128589: Each question of a 5-question multiple choice exam has 3 possible answers. Suppose a student picks an answer at random for each question. Find the probability the student selects the correct answer on none of the questions. Answer by stanbon(57250)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Each question of a 5-question multiple choice exam has 3 possible answers. Suppose a student picks an answer at random for each question. Find the probability the student selects the correct answer on none of the questions. ------------------ Prob he gets a particular question wrong is (2/3). Prob he gets all 5 questions wrong is (2/3)^5 = 0.1317 ---------------- Cheers, Stan H.