8th Grade Math Culminating Project Menu A

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:The 8th grade class of City Middle School has decided to hold a raffle to raise money to fund a trophy cabinet as their legacy to the school. A local business leader with a condominium on St. Simon’s Island has donated a week’s vacation at his condominium to the winner—a prize worth $1200. The students plan to sell 2500 tickets for $1 each. 

question: At the last minute, another business leader offers 2 consolation prizes of a week-end at Hard Labor Creek State Park, worth around $400 each. Have your chances of holding a winning ticket changed? Explain your reasoning. Suppose that the same raffle is held every year. What would your average net winnings be, assuming that you and your 4 friends buy 5 $1 tickets each year? 

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