# In a Lottery, There Are 8 Prizes and 16 Blanks. What is the Probability of Getting a Prize? - Mathematics

MCQ

In a lottery, there are 8 prizes and 16 blanks. What is the probability of getting a prize?

#### Options

• 1/2

• 1/3

• 2/3

• none of these

#### Solution

1/3

Explanation:

Number of prizes = 8

Number of blanks = 16

Total number of tickets =  8 +16= 24

∴ P(getting a prize )  =8/24 = 1/3

Concept: Concept Or Properties of Probability
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#### APPEARS IN

RS Aggarwal Secondary School Class 10 Maths
Chapter 15 Probability
Multiple choice Questions | Q 27 | Page 708