Practice Problems for Finding Binomial Probabilities Using Formulas

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Jon and Alex are playing an arcade game. Jon is pretty good at this game. He has an 80% chance at winning this game. He and Alex will both play 8 games. Jon will need to win 5 games to beat Alex. What is the probability that Jon will win exactly 5 games?

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1. Jon and Alex play a game where they shoot water at a target in order to make a car move on a track. The person that gets their car over the finish line first wins. Alex and Jon decide to play the game 3 times. If they are evenly matched, then what is the probability that Jon will win 2 games?

2. Jon and Alex decide to play skee ball. This game only has one ring, and the guys must roll the ball into the 10,000 point ring or they won't get any points. Each of them has a 50% chance of success with each roll and will each roll 6 balls. What is the probability that Jon will get the ball in the ring exactly 4 times?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this quiz and worksheet, you can review binomial probability formulas. Find solutions to the problems on this quiz to successfully complete it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Problems on this quiz will require you to find the probabilities of success for the following numbers of attempts:

  • 2
  • 4
  • 5
  • 7

Skills Practiced

It's not just your math skills that will get a work out with this quiz. You'll also be practicing:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on finding binomial probabilities
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve binomial probability practice problems
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions involving people who are evenly or unevenly matched

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  • Steps in finding binomial probability
  • Options for finding factorial values
  • Examples of using formulas to find binomial probability
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