Aarushi Sold 100 Lottery Tickets in Which 5 Tickets Carry Prizes. If Priya Purchased a Ticket, What is the Probability of Priya Winning a Prize? - Mathematics

MCQ

Aarushi sold 100 lottery tickets in which 5 tickets carry prizes. If Priya purchased a ticket, what is the probability of Priya winning a prize?

Options

• $\frac{19}{20}$

• $\frac{1}{25}$

• $\frac{1}{20}$

• $\frac{17}{20}$

Solution

100 lottery tickets were sold in which 5 tickets carry prize

TO FIND: Probability of Priya winning a prize

Total number of tickets is100

Total number of prize carrying tickets is 5

"We know that PROBABILITY "= "Number of favourable event"/"Total number of event"

Hence probability of Priya winning a prize is equal to 5/100=1/20

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RD Sharma Class 10 Maths
Chapter 16 Probability
Q 17 | Page 37