Every so often we get people asking lottery type questions, so I thought I would make a page to try to help them understand how chance works etc.
Here is my draft: The Lottery
I would value your feedback, any mistakes you may find, and any suggestions for inclusions.
"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..." - Leon M. Lederman
Nice page, especially since you discuss the mathematics of it rather than just how lotteries work.
Nice page. I did not know about the spinner, great animation!
In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.
It is an engrossing and absorbing page.
It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.
Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.