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Postby frankie10 on Thu Jul 09, 2009 9:21 pm

if 50,000 tickets were sold and gave away 5000 prizes including one grand prize,what is the probability that one ticket would win the grand prize.
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Postby stapel_eliz on Thu Jul 09, 2009 10:16 pm

frankie10 wrote:if 50,000 tickets were sold and gave away 5000 including one grand prize,what is the probability that one ticket would win the grand prize.

This exercise statement is somewhat confusing. What is meant by "...and gave away 5000 including one grand prize"?

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Re: probability: if 50K tickets sold & gave away 5000 including

Postby frankie10 on Thu Jul 09, 2009 11:13 pm

that's what is says in the book, i don't write this stuff.
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Postby stapel_eliz on Fri Jul 10, 2009 12:19 am

Oy! Maybe your instructor can clarify the language...?
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