The Binomial Probability Distribution and Related Topics Basic Computation: Expected Value:   Part 3 of 3 Question: For a fundraiser, 1000 raffle tickets are sold and the winner is chosen at random. There is only one prize, $500 in cash. You buy 1 ticket. (c) Interpretation: If a ticket cost $2, what is the difference between your "costs" and "expected earnings"? How much are you effectively contributing to the fundraiser?

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For a fundraiser, 1000 raffle tickets are sold and the winner is chosen at random. There is only one prize, $500 in cash. You buy 1 ticket.

(c) Interpretation: If a ticket cost $2, what is the difference between your "costs" and "expected earnings"? How much are you effectively contributing to the fundraiser? 

 

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