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One of the reasons the Powerball Lottery (offered by 44 states, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the District of Columbia) is so large is that the odds of winning are so small and the pot continues to grow until someone wins. To win the Powerball Jackpot, a player's 5 game balls and 1 red powerball must match those chosen. Since Powerball began on April 19, 1992, the game has been changed. Each change has lowered the probability of winning by placing more balls in play. See the table, which compares the original and the 2015 Powerball games.

Type of Game Original Powerball 2015 Powerball
Game 5-of-45 5-of-69
Powerballs 1 -of-45 l-of-26

Source: powerball.com

Use the information in the table to find the probability of winning the original 5-of-45 game and that of winning the 2015 5-of-69 game. Note that the order in which the first five numbers occur does not matter and that the Powerball is not used in this game.

To determine

To calculate: The probability of winning the original 5 – of – 45 game and that of winning 2015 5 – of – 69 games. The comparison of original game and 2015 Powerball games is

Types of gamesOriginal Powerball2015 PowerballGame5of455of69Powerballs1of451of26

Explanation

Given Information:

The comparison of original game and 2015 Powerball games is

Types of gamesOriginal Powerball2015 PowerballGame5of455of69Powerballs1of451of26

Formula used:

The probability is:

Number of favorable outcomesTotal outcomes

The value of (nx) is:

(nx)=n!n!(nx)!

Calculation:

Consider the provided data

There are 45 games.

Probability of winning 5 out of 45 games will be

C55C455=5!5!0!

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