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1. Can anyone explain this to me? P(Jack is late to school any day) = 0.4 What is the probability that Jack will be late 2 days running?

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2. So, say L = late

The probability of Jack being late (P(L)) = 0.4

So the probability of Jack being late twice in a row is P(L∩L) = 0.4 x 0.4 (because according to the question you've written the event of being late does not change on consecutive days)

Hope this has helped

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