# SOLUTION: a basketball player hits a three-point shot 45% of the time. If she takes 4 shots during the game, what is the probability that she will miss the first shot and hit the last three

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 Question 295869: a basketball player hits a three-point shot 45% of the time. If she takes 4 shots during the game, what is the probability that she will miss the first shot and hit the last three shots?Answer by stanbon(57219)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!a basketball player hits a three-point shot 45% of the time. If she takes 4 shots during the game, what is the probability that she will miss the first shot and hit the last three shots? ------------------------------------ P(miss a shot) = 0.55 --- P(miss 3) = (0.55)^3 = 0.1664 ================================= Cheers, Stan H.