What is The Probability of Getting a Prize?

In a lottery, there are 10 prizes and 25 blanks, A lottery is drawn at random. What is the probability of getting a prize?

  1. 1/10
  2.  2/5
  3.  1/6
  4.  2/7
Anurag Mishra Professor Asked on 24th September 2015 in Maths.
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    Answer: (4) 2/7

    Explanation:-
    There are 10 prizes and 25 blanks.
    Then, the total number of outcomes possible = 10 + 25
    = 35

    The total number of prizes = 10
    Then, the probability of getting prize = 10/35
    = 2/7

    Hence, the answer is (4) 2/7.

    Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 24th September 2015.
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