Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary EducationSSLC (English Medium) Class 10th
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At a fete, cards bearing numbers 1 to 1000, one number on one card are put in a box. Each player selects one card at random and that card is not replaced. If the selected card has a perfect square n - Mathematics

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At a fete, cards bearing numbers 1 to 1000, one number on one card are put in a box. Each player selects one card at random and that card is not replaced. If the selected card has a perfect square number greater than 500, the player wins a prize. What is the probability that the first player wins a prize?

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Solution

222 = 484

312 = 961

232 = 529

322 = 1024

23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 has squares below 500 × 1000.

P(first player wins a prize) = `9/1000`

Concept: Probability
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Samacheer Kalvi Mathematics Class 10 SSLC Tamil Nadu State Board
Chapter 8 Statistics and Probability
Exercise 8.3 | Q 5. (i) | Page 323
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