# What are the odds of picking 3 lottery numbers?

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On drawing the third number there are only 47 ways of choosing the number; but of course we could have arrived at this point in any of 49 × 48 ways, so the chances of correctly predicting 3 numbers drawn from 49, again in the correct order, is 1 in 49 × 48 × 47.

## What are the odds of picking 3 numbers out of 10?

(1) The “probability of picking three distinct digits when you pick three digits” is (1)(9/10)(8/10)= 72/100= 0.72. The “probability that the number chosen, when choosing three distinct numbers is a specific such number is (1/10)(1/9)(1/8)= 1/720.

## What are the odds of getting 3 numbers on the Powerball?

Powerball Odds and Prizes Chart

Match Prize Odds
3 main numbers \$7 1 in 580
2 main numbers + Powerball \$7 1 in 701
1 main number + Powerball \$4 1 in 92
Powerball \$4 1 in 38

## What are the odds of picking 3 out of 6?

Working out the odds of picking 3 numbers from 6 drawn in a standard 49 number lottery. I understand that if you pick 6 numbers and 6 are drawn, the probability of getting 3 correct is ((6 choose 3 ) * (43 choose 3)) / (49 choose 6) = 1 in 56.65.

## Which UK lottery has the best odds?

So, the game with the best odds, in terms of winning the top prize, is the Thunderball.

According to the National Lottery website, the odds of winning the jackpots are:

• Lotto jackpot: 1 in 45,057,474.
• EuroMillions jackpot: 1 in 139,838,160.
• Set For Life top prize: 1 in 15,339,390.
• Thunderball top prize: 1 in 8,060,598.

## What are the odds of winning the postcode lottery?

In 2020, 82% of players won prizes with People’s Postcode Lottery. These included £10 wins, £1,000 Daily Prizes, £30,000 Street Prizes and shares of the monthly Postcode Millions prize.

## What is the probability of 3 9?

3 to 9 probability

There is a 25.00 percent probability of a particular outcome and 75.00 percent probability of another outcome.

## What are the odds of picking 4 numbers out of 20?

4/20 x 3/19 x 2/18 x 1/17 = 24/116,280 = 1/4,845. The probability is 1 out of 4,845, or approximately 0.021%.

## What is the probability of three numbers?

The probability of forming a threedigit numbers with the same digits, when threedigit numbers are formed out of the digits 0, 2, 4, 6, 8, is. Hence, the probability that the threedigit numbers with same digit = 4/100 = 1/25.

## How much is 3 numbers and the Powerball worth?

Payout Chart

Prize Level Payout Odds
Match 4 \$100 1 in 36,525
Match 3 + PB \$100 1 in 14,494
Match 3 \$7 1 in 580
Match 2 + PB \$7 1 in 701

## Is there a mathematical formula to predict lottery numbers?

To apply math in the lottery; first, we get the probability of each pattern. Then, we multiply the probability with the number of draws to get its predicted frequency or in simple terms, the “estimated occurrence.”

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## What does 2 numbers on the lottery mean?

Two numbers means you win a Lucky Dip for a future draw.