Posted by **jason** on Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 11:48pm.

Five numbers are to be picked, without repetition, from 44

numbers to determine the winner of the Fortune Five

game in the state lottery. If the order of the numbers is

insignificant, how many different ways can a winning

quintuple be selected? What is the probability of winning?

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 11:51pm
There will be C(44,5) ways to choose 5 numbers from 44 or 44!/(5!39!) or

1086008 ways

so the prob of winning is 1/1086008

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**Hafiz Baba**, Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at 3:20am
if 89,88,45,9,33, were selected from 1-90, what are the five numbers which will be selected next.

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