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John

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Registered: 12/6/04
Runs in a random sequence
Posted: Nov 24, 2004 12:34 AM
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The Badger 5 game allows players to pick 5 of the numbers from 1 to
31, and a player wins if their ticket matches the 5 numbers randomly
selected by the state. What is the probability that the winning
numbers will have at least two consecutive numbers?

Any hints on how to aproach this??

Repeats are not allowed, and order doesn’t matter. That is, if the
state picks 8 – 3 – 28 – 6 – 16, and your ticket says 3 – 6 – 8 16 –
28, you win.

Go to www.wilottery.com to see what an actual Megabucks result looks
like.

HELP!!!

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