Q. 11 3.8( 6 Votes )

250 lottery tickets were sold and there are 5 prizes on these tickets. If Kunal has purchased one lottery ticket, what is the probability that he wins a prize?

Answer :

Total numbers of elementary events are: 250

Let E be the event of winning a prize

Then, the numbers of favourable event are= 5 being number of prizes

P (winning a prize) = P (E) = 5/250 = 1/50

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