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April 16th, 2018, 12:00 PM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Apr 2018 From: new jersey Posts: 1 Thanks: 0 
I have a probability question I could use some help with. If a quarterback completes 60% of his passes and a wide receiver catches 75% of the passes thrown his way, what percentage of passes thrown by that quarterback to that wide receiver will be caught, assuming the league average completion rate is 55%? Is there a formula to calculate this or at least come up with an estimate? Thanks. Last edited by skipjack; April 16th, 2018 at 12:02 PM. 
April 16th, 2018, 02:17 PM  #2 
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The question is too vague, If the quarterback and the receiver are on the same team and always playing together, 75% will be caught. The other numbers don't matter.


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