# SOLUTION: To play the Powerball Lottery, five numbers from 1 to 59 must be selected along with one number from 1 to 39 must be selected. In how many ways can these numbers be picked?

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 Question 531481: To play the Powerball Lottery, five numbers from 1 to 59 must be selected along with one number from 1 to 39 must be selected. In how many ways can these numbers be picked?Answer by stanbon(57246)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!To play the Powerball Lottery, five numbers from 1 to 59 must be selected along with one number from 1 to 39 must be selected. In how many ways can these numbers be picked? ----------------------------- # of ways to succeed: 1 # of possible outcomes: 59C5*39 = 195,249,054 ============= P(win with one ticket) = 1/195,249,054 ------- Save your money. Every time you don't play you save a dollar. Cheers, Stan H. ==================