College Math
posted by Brenda .
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.

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