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Math 142

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800 hundred chances are sold at $2 apiece for a raffle. There is a grand prize of $650 dollars, two second prizes of $250, and five third prizes of $50. First calculate the expected value of the lottery. Determine if the lottery is a fair game. If the game is not fair, determine a price for playing the game that would make it fair.

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    several important questions affect the calculations

    1. Are the winning tickets returned ? (more than likely they are not)
    2. What is the order of drawing the winning tickets, that is, is the first price drawn last ? etc

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