29% probability per attempt?

If you can attempt something with a 29% probability of success 6 times.Whats the overall probability of success?

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  • You need to succeed at least once.  That means that aside from the scenario of total failure, all other scenarios will be successful.  All probabilities sum to 1, so...

    1 - (1 - 0.29)^6 =>

    1 - 0.71^6 =>

    0.871899716079

    You have an 89.19% chance of succeeding over 6 trials.

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