# SOLUTION: The Caldwell Community College Big Lottery Game requires the selection of six different numbers from the set 1,2,3,4,….45. a. How many different selections are possible?

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 Question 340270: The Caldwell Community College Big Lottery Game requires the selection of six different numbers from the set 1,2,3,4,….45. a. How many different selections are possible? b. What is the probability of buying a single ticket and winning this lottery? Answer by stanbon(57213)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The Caldwell Community College Big Lottery Game requires the selection of six different numbers from the set 1,2,3,4,….45. a. How many different selections are possible? Ans: 45C6 = 45!/[39!*6!] = 8,145,060 ================== b. What is the probability of buying a single ticket and winning this lottery? Ans: 1/8145060 = 0.00000012277... ================== Cheers, Stan H.