# How many ways can you choose four numbers for a lottery if there are 50 numbers to choose from?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 16, 2017

230, 300

#### Explanation:

This is a combinations question - we don't care what order we pick the lottery numbers - just that we have a set of numbers that (we hope) will win the lottery.

The general formula for doing combinations is:

Substituting in: