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A Geometric Series from Tennis

If the probability of a tennis player's winning a point is \(p\), what fraction of games should she win?

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1474
Author(s): 
James Sandefur (Georgetown University)
Publication Date: 
Monday, March 12, 2007
Original Publication Source: 
College Mathematics Journal
Original Publication Date: 
May, 2005
Subject(s): 
Statistics and Probability
Probability
Topic(s): 
Discrete Distributions, Bernoulli and Binomial
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Author (old format): 
James Sandefur
Applicable Course(s): 
6.1 Probability & Statistics
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Saturday, September 29, 2012
Average: 2.7 (14 votes)

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