Too bad the lottery does not publish the numbers in the order they were drawn. That would make a measure of central tendencies more acurate to analyze. New York has a FOIL (Freedom of Information Law) which allows someone to request lottery records at $0.25 per page, but then you would have to enter the data in by hand.
Maybe the reason they don’t publish it is so it’s harder to make forecasts.
That would make a measure of central tendencies more acurate to analyze.
Not really. Or rather, the increase in accuracy wouldn’t make any real difference to the analysis.
The Mega Millions website for Cali allows you to download the last 400+ draws in spreadsheet format.
Oh but they do, In the download of all the drawings in xcel format they are in the order drawn and not in low to high order. I use this method when looking for frequency of draws not only in the total draw, but in sequence of the draw.
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