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**TESTU****Banned**- Registered: 2012-06-25
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The Largest Win so Far!

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/9178401/The-biggest-lottery-jackpot-in-history-delivers-a-bonanza-to-smalltown-America.html

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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The price of a ticket?

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**TESTU****Banned**- Registered: 2012-06-25
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Repeat Answer!? from #4

With a Maximum Selection of 21 Groups of 6 Balls (Using the Best 21 Balls) Which equals 21 Tickets at 1 Pound or 1 Euro Etc. Per Ticket.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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There is no reason to prefer one ticket over any other. There is no maximum ticket.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**TESTU****Banned**- Registered: 2012-06-25
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But there is a Mathematical Way of Improving your Chances when Buying 21 Tickets and Arranging them in an Optimal Way!

That is What this Thread is about! Now Who is the Lucky Brainy One that can Find it!

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

All the tickets have the same odds. Arranging them does not help.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**TESTU****Banned**- Registered: 2012-06-25
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It Does when You Buy 21

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I do not agree. If you think you have a solution then post it.

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