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**mkcar** Hi everyone I'm having a hard time understanding how to find the value of n, p, and q in this question. Any tips would be great. The question is: A state lottery randomly chooses six balls numbered from 1 to 40. You choose six numbers and purchase a lottery ticket. The random variable represents the number of matches on your ticket to the numbers drawn in the lottery.

I don't think this is a binomial experiment. Right?? I don't understand how to get the value of n, p, and q. Does any one know any tips to how to find this? Thank you,