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    Probability of Winning 15 or More Prizes

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    Sponsors of a local charity decided to attract wealthy patrons to its $500-a-plate dinner by allowing each patron to buy a set of 20 tickets for the gaming tables. The chance of winning a prize for each of the 20 plays is 50-50. If you bought 20 tickets, what is the chance of winning 15 or more prizes?

    A. 0.250
    B. 0.021
    C. 0.006
    D. 0.750

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    The answer is B: 0.021

    Let X be the number of winning prizes. ...

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