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

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?

- probability -
**Reiny**, Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 11:51pmThere 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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