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Challenge 78: Bowl 'Em Over
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Helix is about to roll his final game in a bowling tournament. His previous scores were 134, 99, 109, 117, and 101. To win the tournament, his average score must be at least 114. Considering his past performance, estimate his chances of winning.
Helix bowling
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Probabilities, or measures of chance, can be estimated considering the results of past events. People who calculate insurance premiums, batting averages, and medical treatment risks all use past events to estimate probabilities.
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