1000 tickets of a lottery were sold and there are 5 prizes on these tickets.

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asked Apr 5 in Class X Maths by aditya23 (-1,576 points)

1000 tickets of a lottery were sold and there are 5 prizes on these tickets. If Namita has purchased one lottery ticket, what is the probability of winning a prize?

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answered Apr 5 by muskan15 (-3,247 points)

n(S) = 1000

n(E) = 5

P(E) = ?

∴     P(E) = n(E)/n(S)

= 5/1000 = 0.005

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