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In a hurdle race a player has to cross 10 hurdles. The probability that will clear each hurdle is (5/6). what is the probability that he will knock down fewer than 2 hurdles.

In a hurdle race a player has to cross 10 hurdles. The probability that will clear each hurdle is (5/6). what is the probability that he will knock down fewer than 2 hurdles.

Grade:Upto college level

2 Answers

SHAIK AASIF AHAMED
askIITians Faculty 74 Points
7 years ago
Hello student,

n = 10, q = probability that he will clear each hurdle = 5/6

p = probability that he will knock down = 1 - 5/6 = 1/6

Therefore, p (knocking down fewer than 2 hurdles) = p (0) + p (1)

Thanks and Regards
Shaik Aasif
askIITians faculty
Rishi Sharma
askIITians Faculty 646 Points
one year ago
Dear Student,
Please find below the solution to your problem. 645-1152_01.PNG
Thanks and Regards

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