Lotteries and Strange Sequences

Unlikely events can happen. In South Africa, their PowerBall lottery saw the selection of balls numbered 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9. The PowerBall was 10.

This article looks at the chance of sequences in the South African PowerBall lottery.

What are the odds? (Image: Global News Canada)

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Anthony B. Masters

Anthony B. Masters

This blog looks at the use of statistics in Britain and beyond. It is written by RSS Statistical Ambassador and Chartered Statistician @anthonybmasters.