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    can anyone tell me the odds on this situation

    There are 40,000 tickets in a drawing...one person has 240 of those tickets...they draw 4 tickets...what are the odds of them drawing the person with 240 tickets 3 out of the 5 tickets pulled?
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    Re: can anyone tell me the odds on this situation

    Quote Originally Posted by runnertim View Post
    what are the odds of them drawing the person with 240 tickets 3 out of the 5 tickets pulled?
    I am having difficulty parsing this sentence. What does "drawing the person" mean?
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