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

\[\frac{19}{20}\]

\[\frac{1}{25}\]

\[\frac{1}{20}\]

\[\frac{17}{20}\]

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#### 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`

Concept: Basic Ideas of Probability

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