# Odds of winning the lottery

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Choose a state which runs lotteries.

a. Calculate your odds of winning if you spend $1 on an entry.

b. Calculate your odds of winning if you spend $50 on an entry.

c. Compare these odds to the odds of being in a car accident, plane crash, struck by lightning, or hit by a meteorite. These numbers are out there so search for them.

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