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## Project overview

In this project, you’ll work with a medical institute to build a mobile app that helps lottery addicts better estimate their chances of winning. Using Python programming and probability skills, you’ll write functions to calculate various lottery probabilities.

This practical project allows you to apply probability and combinatorics concepts to a real-world scenario. You’ll build an app feature from scratch, enhancing your analytical and Python abilities while creating a unique portfolio piece.

Objective: Develop a mobile app feature that provides lottery addicts more realistic odds of winning.

If you’re new to Python or need a refresher, consider our Python for Data Science Fundamentals course.

## Key skill required

### To complete this project, it's recommended to build these foundational skills in Python

• Estimating theoretical and empirical probabilities for experiments
• Employing addition and multiplication rules of probability
• Calculating permutations and combinations using counting techniques
• Solving complex probability problems using complements and independence

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