HELP! Probability of winning a lottery question?

Find the probability of winning a lottery with the following rule:

Select the four winning numbers from 1,2,…,33 ( in any order, no repeats)

P(winning)=_____?

3 Answers

  • 33 C 4 =

    33 32 31 30 / (1 2 3 4) = 40,920

    So the chances are 1 in 40920

  • P = 4/33 3/32 2/31 * 1/30

    There are 4 winning balls when all 33 are present, etc

  • Find the probability of winning a lottery with the following rule:

    Select the six winning numbers from​ 1, 2, . . .​ , 43

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