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  1. The Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii, has seats for 50, 000 people. At an upcoming football game, a company is planning to give away free hats to people based on where they are sitting. Homework Help ✎

    1. The seats are divided into 40 different sections. If hats are given in only 5 sections, what is the probability of a guest sitting in a section that gets a hat?

    2. The company is going to choose three rows in each section to win the hats. There are 46 rows in a section. If you are sitting in a winning section, what is the probability that you are not sitting in a winning row?

    3. The company plans to give away 750 hats. If you buy a ticket to the game, what is the probability you will receive a hat?

How many total sections are there and how many sections will be given hats?

How many total rows are there and how many sections will not be picked to win hats?

How many hats are being given away and how many total people are at the game who could receive these hats?