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the florida lottery is made up of the number 1-49. my mother observed that the winning numbers many times are prim numbers.

a. list the prime numbers from 1-49

b. what is the probability of a prime number being picked randomly from the numbers 1-49?

c. is the probability of picking a prime number greater than picking a number that is not prime?

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asked by ssmomo
  1. look to previous for a
    probability you can work out as

    no. of prime / total no. of numbers

    then x 100 for a percentages or leave as decimal

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    posted by lucy
  2. I searched Google under the key words "prime numbers" to get this:

    http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_are_all_the_prime_number_1_to_100

    a. List the number of primes within that range.

    b. Primes/49

    c. Primes/49 - non-primes/49 = ?

    In the future, you can find the information you desire more quickly, if you use appropriate key words to do your own search. Also see http://hanlib.sou.edu/searchtools/.

    I hope this helps.

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    posted by PsyDAG

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