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Posted by **Lisa** on Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 7:46pm.

A class elects two officers, a president and a secretary/

treasurer, from its 12 members. How many different ways can these two offices be filled from the members of

the class? ALSO****************

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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**PsyDAG**, Thursday, May 20, 2010 at 11:51pmIf the numbers are all different, there is only one way to win.

Prob. of winning = (1/44)(1/43)(1/42)(1/41)(1/40) = ?

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