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Unformatted text preview: What is the average inter-winning day in a year for 6/49 jackpots in Ontario? Def n : Inter-winning day is the number of days between two consecutive jackpots. Study Population: Lotto 6/49 jackpot winning in Ontario. Sample: Lotto 6/49 jackpot winning statistics from January 1, 2006 to February 21, 2009 Measurements are made by counting the number of days between two consecutive jackpots. Assumptions: The drawing process is unbiased. The total number of players is consistent each time. The data follows a Gamma distribution. Simplifying assumption: drawing days can be any day of a week. Obtained from: http://www.649stats.com/jackpots_won.html Data example: Winning Dates Inter-Winning Days Number of Draws 01/25/06 4 1 02/04/06 10 3 03/04/06 28 8 03/22/06 18 5 03/25/06 3 1 04/08/06 14 4 05/13/06 35 10 06/17/06 35 10 07/08/06 21 6 08/12/06 35 10 08/19/06 7 2 08/30/06 11 3 09/16/06 17 5 09/30/06 14 4 10/07/06 7 2 10/14/06 7 2 10/18/06 4 1 11/08/06 21 6 11/11/06 3 1 11/18/06 7 2 12/06/06 21 6 12/20/06 14 4 12/30/06 10 3...
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2010 for the course STAT 340 taught by Professor Xu(sunny)wang during the Spring '09 term at Waterloo.

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