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Jimmy, a high school basketball star, has a life-long free throw rate of $45\%$.

Jimmy spent the last off-season working especially hard to improve his free-throw percentage. During the first game of the season, he connected on three of his first four free throws.

What conclusions can be made concerning Jimmy’s free-throw shooting ability?

A

Since $3$ of $4 = 75\%$, it is clear that Jimmy has improved his free-throw percentage.

B

Since the sample size is so low, we have strong evidence Jimmy is still a $45\%$-free-throw shooter.

C

No reasonable conclusions can be drawn since the sample size is so low.

D

Free throws can hardly be treated as a simple random sample; therefore, this data cannot be trusted.

E

Jimmy is clearly not a $45\%$-free-throw shooter based off the evidence.

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