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In a certain lottery 10,000 tickets are sold and ten equal prizes are awarded. What is the probability of not getting a prize if you buy (a) one ticket

4.(a)  In a certain lottery  \small 10,000  tickets are sold and ten equal prizes are awarded. What is the probability of not getting a prize if you buy (a) one ticket

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Given, Total number of tickets sold = 10,000

Number of prizes awarded = 10

(a) If one ticket is bought,

P(getting a prize) =   \frac{10}{10000} = \frac{1}{1000}

\therefore P(not getting a prize) = 1 - P(getting a prize)

 1- \frac{1}{1000} = \frac{999}{1000}

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