(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

On average a certain jockey falls from her horse once in every 10 rides. What is the probability that she will fall from her horse at least once in the next ten rides?

2. Relevant equations

Answer is 0.651.

3. The attempt at a solution

I've no idea .. I thought of adding up the probabilities of the jockey falling once, twice, thrice, etc. but that just gives me an answer greater than 1 which would not make sense.

P(Fall at least once) = (1/10) + (1/10 + 1/10) + (1/10 + 1/10 + 1/10) + ...

= 55/10

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# Homework Help: Probability Question

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