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For example, say the event is a racquetball player hitting a killshot, which he has a 20% chance of doing every shot.

On average, how many shots until he hits a killshot? I remember learning this, but forgot the name.

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For example, say the event is a racquetball player hitting a killshot, which he has a 20% chance of doing every shot.

On average, how many shots until he hits a killshot? I remember learning this, but forgot the name.

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What you want is the geometric distribution! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geometric_distribution

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