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Using Excel for Mega Millions?

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Posted: February 10, 2006, 9:10 pm - IP Logged

I haven't been here in a while, but I was thinking about playing tonight's game. I have been reading on some of the posts from the passed on members using Excel for games such as Mega Millions etc......

I was wondering how can I use excel to pick numbers that are frequently being played in excel? I have put all of the passed drawings already in a spreadsheet and I have included rows such as Median, Mode, Range etc......  Can anyone tell me what to do next?

 

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    Posted: February 11, 2006, 1:08 am - IP Logged

    Two questions to start with: Do you prefer macros, or spreadsheet formulas? Do you have an idea for a system?

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      Posted: February 11, 2006, 8:49 am - IP Logged

      welcome back Kristin.

      I remember a thread where the late kbcherokee was explaining the "bell curve" with regards to mega millions picks. I had spent several years toying with median/mode/average/forecast and backtesting (checking against past results) was never impressive.

      I work with the powerball and I am trying to update/refine the "bell curve", if you send me your mega history I will put those numbers into my powerball excel sheet and send it back to you and maybe we could work on it, it probably needs a fresh set of eyes at this point... stats don't seem to be enough.

      please send me a copy of the mega history in excel format and I'll import them into the excel sheet I have and send that new sheet back to you and we'll go from there

      hypersoniq@comcast.net

       

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        Posted: February 13, 2006, 1:18 pm - IP Logged

        Welcome back Kristin. I usually pick my own numbers in my MM and PB predictions based upon the hot/cold numbers and overdue numbers. In MM, I usually look at my document for their history in seeing which numbers haven't been the winning numbers of both WB and MB to see which numbers are left. Then in my MM predictions, I usually pick those numbers.