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# Experimental Probability - Horse Basketball Game

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Zora and Tonya are playing H-O-R-S-E, a basketball game. Each girl is trying to prove that she is the better shooter.

### Let's Play Ball

Tonya starts the game by shooting the basketball from such a tough position, she's betting that Zora can't shoot it from there. Tonya makes the shot, but Zora misses. Consequently, Zora earns an "H".

Now, it's Tonya's turn. She shoots, the ball smacks the backboard, and Tonya is disappointed that the ball ricochets to her feet. Tonya earns an "H". Zora actually makes the shot.

Zora and Tonya continue this back and forth until one of them spells H-O-R-S-E. The first person to spell H-O-R-S-E loses, and the winner is the one who doesn't have H-O-R-S-E.

### Game Results

• Game 1: Zora: H-O-R-S-E|Tonya: H-O-R| Winner: Tonya

• Game 2: Zora: H-O-R-S-E Tonya: H-O-R| Winner: Tonya

• Game 3: Zora: H-O|Tonya: H-O-R-S-E| Winner: Zora

• Game 4: Zora: H-O-R-S-E| Tonya: H-O-R-S| Winner: Tonya

• Game 5: Zora: H|Tonya: H-O-R-S-E| Winner: Zora

• Game 6: Zora: H-O|Tonya: H-O-R-S-E| Winner: Zora

• Game 7: Zora: H-O-R-S|Tonya: H-O-R-S-E| Winner: Zora

• Game 8: Zora: H-O-R-S-E|Tonya: H-O-R-S| Winner: Tonya

• Game 9: Zora: H-O-R-S-E|Tonya: H-O-R-S| Winner: Tonya

• Game 10: Zora: H-O-R|Tonya: H-O-R-S-E| Winner: Zora

### Questions

1. How many games did Zora win?

2. How many games did Tonya win?

3. What percentage of games did Zora win?

4. What percentage of games did Tonya win?

5. Using this data, how many games would Zora win out of 100?

6. Using this data, how many games would Tonya win out of 100?

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