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A certain lottery has 36 numbers.

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A certain lottery has 36 numbers. In how many different ways can 5 of the numbers be selected? (Assume the order of selection is not important)
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Single Problem
Expert:  Homebuilder Jay replied 6 years ago.

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The problem can be solved as follows:

36! / (5!(36-5)!) = 36! / (5!*31!) = (36*35*34*33*32)/(5*4*3*2*1) = 376,992

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