## Chances

Published November 25, 2017

The mathematical essence of any lottery is **chances**. So, for example, if an organization sold 1745 charitable tickets, numbered from 1 to 1745, and
only one prize is put to the drawing, the chances for this prize from a person who bought only 1 ticket will be 1,745 to 1. If a person buys 5 tickets, his chances are 1745 to
5, i.e. 349 to 1...