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Suppose that neighborhood soccer players are selling raffle tickets for $500 worth of
groceries at a local store, and you bought a $1 ticket for yourself and one for your mother.
The children eventually sold 1,000 tickets.
(a) What is the probability that you will win?
(b) What is the probability that your mother will win?

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    .001 for both.

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