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Our first item was suggested by [http://www.math.mcmaster.ca/fred/ Fred Hoppe] at MacMaster University who's research is in probability and statistics with a hobby of lottery problems. 
  
Our first item was suggested by [http://www.math.mcmaster.ca/fred/ Fred Hoppe] at MacMaster University who's research is in probability and statistics with a hobby of lottery problems. 
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==In this lottery it was better to win third than second place ==
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In Ontario the Lotto 6/49 you choose six numbers from 1 to 49 on up to 10 boards (each board costs $2). Or ask for a Quick Pick and the lottery terminal will randomly select your numbers. The payoffs are
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The Lotto 6/49 in Ontario Canady asks you to choose six numbers from 1 to 49 on up to 10 boards (each board costs $2). Or ask for a Quick Pick and the lottery terminal will randomly select your numbers. The payoffs are
  
 
<center> http://www.dartmouth.edu/~chance/forwiki/lotto.jpg </center>
 
<center> http://www.dartmouth.edu/~chance/forwiki/lotto.jpg </center>
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Revision as of 00:43, 29 March 2008

Quotation

USA Today has come out with a new survey: Apparently three out of four people make up 75 percent of the population.

David Letterman,

04/12/1947 -

We (Laurie Snell) were not able to find any evidence that this really appeared in USA Today.

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Our first item was suggested by Fred Hoppe at MacMaster University who's research is in probability and statistics with a hobby of lottery problems.

In this lottery it was better to win third than second place

The Lotto 6/49 in Ontario Canady asks you to choose six numbers from 1 to 49 on up to 10 boards (each board costs $2). Or ask for a Quick Pick and the lottery terminal will randomly select your numbers. The payoffs are

http://www.dartmouth.edu/~chance/forwiki/lotto.jpg


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