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Basketball Game


You have a basketball hoop and someone says you can play 1 of 2 games.

Game #1: You have one shot to make the hoop.

Game #2: You have three shots and you have to make 2 of 3 shots.

If pp is the probability of making a particular shot, for which values of pp should you choose one game or the other?

The solution will be disclosed within x days. x is a possible integer solution for x22x35=0.x^2-2x-35=0.