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# The percentage of wins for a basketball team going into the

Last updated: 8/7/2022

The percentage of wins for a basketball team going into the playoffs was 62.6%. Round the 62.6 to 60 in order to use the accompanying table. (a) What is the probability that the team wins the first 4 games of the initial best-of-7 series? (b) What is the probability that the team wins the initial best-of-7 series? (c) What very important assumption is made in answering parts (a) and (b)? Click here to view page 1 of the table of binomial probability sums. (a) The probability that the team wins the first 4 games is 0.1536 (Round to four decimal places as needed.) (b) The probability that the team wins the series is 0.7592 (Round to four decimal places as needed.)