Applied statistics paying the lottery

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6. A person played the lottery two times a week for one month (eight total times buying one ticket each time there was going to be a drawing). The chance of winning the lottery is 1 in 76 million. The person purchased eight more lottery tickets (one for each draw, twice a week for eight total times). Should the person assume their chances are greater to win the lottery the next time they played the lottery? Why?
May 18th, 2015

No. The person should not assume there will be high chances of winning. This because the probability of winning remains the same.

May 18th, 2015

correction.

The above answer is applicable if the person won't buy more tickets.

Th correct answer is:


The chances of winning they are going to increase by c.this is because the more you buy the tickets the more likely your going to win

May 18th, 2015

If he buys 8 tickets out of 76 million then the chances of winning are going to increase by a certain degree

May 18th, 2015

Probability= no of tickets/total number of tickets.

Hence the higher the of ticket you buy the hedh the chances of winning

May 18th, 2015

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