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Calculate Your Chance of Winning the Lottery

Feeling lucky? If you do, DON ’ T PLAY THE LOTTERY. YOUR ODDS OF WINNING ARE AWFUL!

This page will calculate your odds of winning.

Here are some things to think about:

  • You have better chances of getting into a car accident, plane accident, or struck my lightning, than to win your lottery.

  • 1/3 of people in the United States think winning the lottery is the only way to become financially secure in life.
How many correct numbers must you choose in order to win? (e.g. how many numbered balls or tokens are drawn for each lottery?)

What is the lowest number you can choose?

What is the highest number you can choose?

Note: This calculation assumes that only one of each possible number will appear in the "winning numbers." That is, a given number, say 10, can only appear ONCE in the winning combination (most work this way).

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