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# In a certain state's lottery, 40 balls numbered 1 through 40 are placed in a machine and 7 of them are drawn at random. If the 7 numbers drawn match the 7 numbers a player has chosen, in any order, she or he win $2,500,000. Alternatively, if 6 of the numbers drawn match 6 of the 7 numbers a player has chosen, in any order, the player wins$40,000, and if 5 of the numbers drawn match 5 of the 7 numbers a player has chosen, in any order, the player wins $10,000. Asked 10 months ago Viewed 140024 times 1 Required: a. What is the probability a player who buys one ticket will win the$2,500,000 prize?
b. What is the probability a player who buys one ticket will win the $10,000 prize? ### 1 Answer 2 Answer: Step-by-step explanation: From the given information; The total number of ways to choose 7 number = Number of ways to choose 7 correct numbers = The probability P( win$2500000) is;     = 5.36 × 10⁻⁸

The probability P( win \$10000) is:      = 5.95 × 10⁻⁴ ##### Reid Hamill
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