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in a recent year, 281 of the 290,789,000 people in the U.S. were struck by lightning. estimate the probability that a randomly selected person in the U.S would be struck by lightning this year.

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    If the population were the same, it would be 281/290,789,000, however the current estimation of the population is 312,347,568.

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