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Lottery: One million tickets were sold for a lottery in which a single prize will be awarded.

a)If you purchase a ticket, determine your odds against winning.

b)If you purchase 10 tickets, determine your odds against winning.

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    a) 999,999/1,000,000

    b) (999,999/1,000,000)^10

  • College Math -

    1M tickets are sold for a lottery in which a single prize will be awarded


    a) If you purchase a ticket, determine your odds against winning.

    999,999:1

    b) If you purchase 10 tickets, determine your odds against winning.

    P(10/1,000,000)= 1/100,000 99,999:1

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