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    more questions on probabilities

    Hi, Ineed to find the probability of this problem, The company uses a computer to select randomly employee numbers that range from 1 to 6296. I nee to find the probability of selecting a number greater then 1000. I don't understand how to put the question into a workable math problem. Thank you,
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    Quote Originally Posted by mkcar View Post
    Hi, Ineed to find the probability of this problem, The company uses a computer to select randomly employee numbers that range from 1 to 6296. I nee to find the probability of selecting a number greater then 1000. I don't understand how to put the question into a workable math problem. Thank you,
    There are 6296 equaly likely outcomes. Of these 5296 are favourable, so the
    required probability is 5296/6296.

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