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In one state lottery​ game, you must select four digits. hOW MANY NUMBERS MAY BE CHOSEN



  • Identify the scope of possible numbers. A: In most state lottery games, the possible numbers you can choose from are from 0 to 9.
  • Determine the number of choices for each digit. A: Since there are 10 possible numbers for each digit, you have 10 choices for the first digit, 10 choices for the second digit, 10 choices for the third digit, and 10 choices for the fourth digit.
  • Multiply the number of choices per digit to get the total number of possible number combinations. A: 10 x 10 x 10 x 10 = 10,000.