1.a. What is the probability of winning the jackpot in Fantasy 5? Express the answer as a fraction.

b. Clearly explain how this probability is calculated.

2.a. What is the probability of winning the jackpot in Powerball? Express the answer as a fraction.

b. Clearly explain how this probability is calculated.

3.If a lottery game was based on choosing 6 numbers from the numbers 1 to 48, what is the probability of choosing the numbers for the winning jackpot? Express the answer as a fraction.

4.If a lottery game was based on choosing 4 numbers from the numbers 1 to 50 with another number chosen from the numbers 1 to 24, what is the probability of choosing the numbers for the winning jackpot? Express the answer as a fraction.

**Answer:**

Answer to question #1)

In fantasy 5, there are 10 panels

each panel has 36 numbers

We need to select 5 numbers from each panelThus there are 36 numbers, and the jackpot cna be achieved if all the five numbers match

Thus the probability of winning the Jackpot in fantasy 5 is 1/36 = 0.027778.