Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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Chapter 10 - Section 10.7 - Probability - Concept and Vocabulary Check - Page 1118: 5


The probability of winning a lottery with one lottery ticket is the number of ways of winning, which is precisely $1$, divided by the total number of possible combinations.

Work Step by Step

In equation form: $ P\left( E \right)=\frac{\ \text{number}\ \text{of}\ \text{ways}\ \text{of}\ \text{winning}}{\text{total}\ \text{number}\ \text{of}\ \text{combinations}}$
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