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LOTTO Problem  Best Any 6 From 21Hello Everyone! #2 20120626 02:52:50
Re: LOTTO Problem  Best Any 6 From 21hi TESTU You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei #3 20120626 03:29:09
Re: LOTTO Problem  Best Any 6 From 21Hi TESTU The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #4 20120626 04:38:46
Re: LOTTO Problem  Best Any 6 From 21Hi #5 20120626 20:53:05
Re: LOTTO Problem  Best Any 6 From 21I think I understand it now, but I dont think I can help you. I am not very good with optimisation problems, especially not with this kind. The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #6 20120626 21:17:45
Re: LOTTO Problem  Best Any 6 From 21To Help Solve the Problem Below I have Laid out the Numbers Etc. Using a Grid! Last edited by TESTU (20120628 00:56:01) #7 20120627 00:09:46
Re: LOTTO Problem  Best Any 6 From 21Hi TESTU;
Best balls? Lotto balls have no memory. Picking future ones based on the past is doomed. In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #8 20120627 00:31:32
Re: LOTTO Problem  Best Any 6 From 21Hi bobbym The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #9 20120627 00:34:15
Re: LOTTO Problem  Best Any 6 From 21That is the point. What means optimal here? All the balls have the same probability of showing up. Unless he knows something different about this lotto? In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #10 20120627 00:38:49
Re: LOTTO Problem  Best Any 6 From 21Well, if you have 21 tickets and they are all the same, there isn't a very good probability you will win. The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #11 20120627 00:42:06
Re: LOTTO Problem  Best Any 6 From 21I do not think that is what he is after. He would not need the forum for something like that. Why is one ticket preferable to another? In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #12 20120627 00:45:22
Re: LOTTO Problem  Best Any 6 From 21No ticket is preferable to another, but having a ticket 1,2,3,4,5,6 twice is definitely not as good as having a 1,2,3,4,5,6 and a 2,3,4,5,6,7 ticket. The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #13 20120627 00:50:44
Re: LOTTO Problem  Best Any 6 From 21I am not sure what that means for this problem. Is he trying to avoid multiplicities? In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #14 20120627 00:53:44
Re: LOTTO Problem  Best Any 6 From 21I think so. But I don't understand the logic by which 1,2,3,4,5,6 + 2,3,4,5,6,7 is worse 1,2,3,4,5,6 + 7,8,9,10,11,12. The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #15 20120627 00:56:01
Re: LOTTO Problem  Best Any 6 From 21Yes and until he clears up those questions progress is just a guess. In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #16 20120627 01:10:36
Re: LOTTO Problem  Best Any 6 From 21So now we wait... The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #17 20120627 01:12:11
Re: LOTTO Problem  Best Any 6 From 21It is very difficult and costly to work on problems that you do not know what the OP wants exactly. In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #18 20120627 01:14:16
Re: LOTTO Problem  Best Any 6 From 21It is. The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #19 20120627 14:53:31
Re: LOTTO Problem  Best Any 6 From 21Have not seen him around today. I will search the web for him. In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #20 20120628 18:19:38
Re: LOTTO Problem  Best Any 6 From 21Quote: "I think so. But I don't understand the logic by which 1,2,3,4,5,6 + 2,3,4,5,6,7 is worse 1,2,3,4,5,6 + 7,8,9,10,11,12. #21 20120628 23:12:04
Re: LOTTO Problem  Best Any 6 From 21Hi; In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #22 20120629 01:08:47
Re: LOTTO Problem  Best Any 6 From 21Example Group(1) 6 Balls 1,2,3,4,5,6 Group(2) 6 Balls 1,2,3,4,5,6 #23 20120629 01:53:47
Re: LOTTO Problem  Best Any 6 From 21So you want to buy 21 tickets? In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #24 20120629 02:00:59
Re: LOTTO Problem  Best Any 6 From 21Yes Buy 21 Tickets and Arrange them the Best Way to Maximize the Chances of Winning! Last edited by TESTU (20120629 03:11:00) #25 20120629 02:04:00
Re: LOTTO Problem  Best Any 6 From 21What is the payoff if you win and the price of a ticket? In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. 