# Calculating probability of lottery numbers

Note: This calculation assumes that only one of each possible number will appear in the "winning numbers." That is, a given number, say 10, can only appear.

You enter the lottery by buying a ticket and selecting your six numbers. You choose: 1 Calculate the probability of winning if you play every week for 50 years.

irrelevant, the applicable probability rule is the formula to determine A. Calculate how many combinations of 5 numbers can be drawn from 69 unique numbers. Send fan mail to authors. How many adults are there in the country who are eligible to be prime minister? How good is this article? Supporting Common Core State Standards. Most people will only get a fraction of the ideal expected value, if anything at all. The total number of combinations giving that result is, as stated above, the first number multiplied by the second. This article needs additional citations for verification.

You enter the lottery by buying a ticket and selecting your six numbers. You choose: 1 Calculate the probability of winning if you play every week for 50 years.

irrelevant, the applicable probability rule is the formula to determine A. Calculate how many combinations of 5 numbers can be drawn from 69 unique numbers. Send fan mail to authors. How many adults are there in the country who are eligible to be prime minister? How good is this article? Supporting Common Core State Standards. Most people will only get a fraction of the ideal expected value, if anything at all. The total number of combinations giving that result is, as stated above, the first number multiplied by the second. This article needs additional citations for verification.