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6 digit permutations from {1-49} 2012-12-27
From ange:
how many six digits numbers permutations can be formed with the set {1-49} if no digit is used twice in each permutation??
Answered by Penny Nom.
Combinations 2008-01-08
From david:
is there a simple formula to follow for the number of combinations a set of numbers could have ie.( lotto 649, 6 numbers, 1-49 range)
Answered by Penny Nom.
A lottery question 2002-03-25
From Noel:
I want to take all numbers in a Lotto game from 1 to 45 and ditribute them between 9 boxes each containing 5 numbers. Each number is used only once.
  1. What is the probability that I derive the correct combination of 5 numbers in the draw?

  2. What is the probability if I take a systems game and now distribute 9 numbers into each of 5 boxes? Once again, the numbers are used only once.

  3. Can you explain what formulae are used and how the answer is derived? Is this a distribution or combination problem? Or is it a combination of both distribution and combination?

Answered by Andrei Volodin and Penny Nom.
Lotto 6-49 2001-02-27
From A student:
I am a secondary student and I was wondering if there was a better way to find out how many combinations and what they are in the lotto 6/49 than writing them out on a piece of paper. Any help you can provide me with would be greatly appreciated.
Answered by Penny Mon.
6-49 2000-09-14
From Steve:
In our state lottery you must choose 6 numbers (1-49). How many different combinations are there? They can be in any order.
Answered by Harley Weston.



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