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Lotto chance to hit the jackpot

  1. Jun 11, 2003 #1
    for a 6 digit combination from number 1 to 49,
    what is the chance to hit the jackpot, in terms of probability mathematically.
    Last edited by a moderator: Feb 5, 2013
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  3. Jun 13, 2003 #2
    LOL, you have that game too????

    I'm not very goot at probability stuff but I say if you play for only 6 numbers that would be 1/c(6, 49). c(6, 49) is "combinations of 6 numbers taken from a set of 49" (more about this here).
    So I'd say it would be (1/1.39838*10^7)...
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