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Hello,

I was playing a game the other day as an archer. There were two possible setups and ever since i have been trying to decide which one is going to be the best. So here goes.

option A:

You fire 3 arrows, they have a chance x to pass through the target and keep on flying towards another target where you have again the same x chance for it to pass through.

option B:

You fire 9 arrows, they all hit a target once, dealing half the damage of an arrow in option A.

at which point for x does it become more beneficial to go for option A?

Any and all help would be appreciated

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# How often on average - shooting arrows into 2 targets

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