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# A girl calculates that the probability of her winning the first prize in a lottery is 0.08. If 6000 tickets are sold, how many tickets has she bought

a. 40

b. 240

c. 480

d. 750

**Solution:**

Probability can be defined as the ratio of the number of favorable outcomes to the total number of outcomes of an event.

Consider x as the number of tickets bought by the girl

From the question we can write it as

x/6000 = 0.08

x = 0.8 × 6000

x = 480

Therefore, she bought 480 tickets.

**✦ Try This: **A student calculates that the probability of her winning the first prize in a lottery is 0.06. If 8000 tickets are sold, how many tickets has she bought?

**☛ Also Check: **NCERT Solutions for Class 10 Maths Chapter 14

**NCERT Exemplar Class 10 Maths Exercise 13.1**** Problem 23**

## A girl calculates that the probability of her winning the first prize in a lottery is 0.08. If 6000 tickets are sold, how many tickets has she bought a. 40, b. 240, c. 480, d. 750

**Summary:**

A girl calculates that the probability of her winning the first prize in a lottery is 0.08. If 6000 tickets were sold, she bought 480 tickets

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