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    Emperical Probability and Expected Value

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    -1000 tickets for prizes are sold for $2 each. Seven prizes will be awarded - one for $400, one for $200, and five for $50. Steven purchases one of the tickets.
    a) Find the expected value
    b) Find the fair price of the ticket.

    -During the last hour, a telemarketer dialed 20 numbers and reached 4 busy signals, 3 answering machines, and 13 people. Use this information to determine the empirical probability that the next call will be answered in person.

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    Emperical probability and expected value
    -1000 tickets for prizes are sold for $2 each. Seven prizes will be awarded - one for $400, one for $200, and five for $50. Steven purchases one of the tickets.
    a) Find the expected value

    We know that the probability winning $400 is 1/1000; the probability winning $200 ...

    Solution Summary

    193 words of basic explanation and calculation to find expected value and fair price for a ticket as well as the empirical probability of a call being answered in person.

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