# q1- The Los Angeles Dodgers are facing the Milwaukee Brewers in the first

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*timer*Asked: Oct 17th, 2018

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- The Los Angeles Dodgers are facing the Milwaukee Brewers in the first round of the playoff series. Suppose it is assumed that the probability that the Dodgers will beat the Brewers in any single game is 0.6. A team wins the playoff series if it wins 3 out of 5 games.a. What is the probability that the Dodgers win the series in 4 games? b. What is the probability that the Dodgers will win the series?

c. What is the probability that Brewers will win the series in 5 games?d. What is the expected number of games that the Dodgers will play in order to win the series? (i.e., what is E[X] where X is number of games Dodgers play to win the playoff series?)

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1. The Los Angeles Dodgers are facing the Milwaukee Brewers in the first round of the playoff

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