In Exercises 5–36, express all probabilities as fractions.Powerball As of this writing, the Powerball lottery is run in 44 states. Winning the jackpot requires that you select the correct five different numbers between 1 and 69 and, in a separate drawing, you must also select the correct single number between 1 and 26. Find the probability of winning the jackpot.

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In Exercises 5–36, express all probabilities as fractions.

Powerball As of this writing, the Powerball lottery is run in 44 states. Winning the jackpot requires that you select the correct five different numbers between 1 and 69 and, in a separate drawing, you must also select the correct single number between 1 and 26. Find the probability of winning the jackpot.

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In the first selection, there are 69 numbers and 5 numbers are selected. That is,  n = 69 and r = 5.

Step 2

Combination Rule:

There are n different items and r number of selections and if the selections are made without replacement, then the number of different combinations (order does not matter counts) is given by,

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In another drawing, a single correct number between 1 and 26 is selected. This can be done ...

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