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# JADELottery's Pick 3 H-Trac System

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The Quantum Master
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First, I'd like to thank Tenaj for giving me permission to borrow the V-Trac nomenclature to name this an H-Trac System. I've studied Tenaj's V-Trac System and it helped spark the idea for the H-Trac System.

Next, did someone say "8-Track", the "8-Track" is coming back...  no silly, it's H-Trac. My ex-wife said to me it sounds like 8-Track. Hang on folks, we're bring back the 70's. Well, anyway, the H actually stands for Hues Grouping. The Hues Grouping comes from my research into mapping the Pick 3 ABC number cube into the RGB color cube and transforming the RGB color cube into Hue, Brightness and Contrast. Brightness and Contrast are also referred to as Lumination or Illumination and Saturation. However, here it will be called Brightness and Contrast; something like your TV settings.

The H-Trac System came into existence from a couple of different things. Tenaj's method of segmenting the ABC number cube helped me with idea of segmenting the RBG color cube by Hue, Brightness and Contrast. I also got the idea from staring at my Rubik's Cube for hours. The way it's set in its holder helped with visualizations in my head.

The H-Trac System has two Parts: The H-Trac Numbers and The H-Trac Tables. The H-Trac Numbers have two Types: Normal and Absolute. The H-Trac Tables have two Kinds: Straight and Boxed.

We'll take this a few steps at a time. First we need to do some calculations to find the H-Trac Numbers. This is real easy, you don't need a mathematical degree and you don't need a supercomputer; it's paper and pencil type calculations. We need to find three numbers: The Normal Brightness Number, Absolute Brightness Number and Contrast Number. Take a Pick 3 number and find the biggest number or MAX number and find the smallest number or MIN number. MAX and MIN are used to find the numbers as follows:

1 - Normal Brightness Number

nB = MAX + MIN - 9

2 - Absolute Brightness Number

Take the absolute value of nB by removing any negative sign to make it positive.

In Excel you can use the ABS( ) function.

aB = ABS(nB) = ABS(MAX + MIN - 9)

3 - Contrast Number

C = MAX - MIN

Here's a few examples:

 Pick 3 MAX MIN Normal Brightness Absloute Brightness Contrast 227 MAX = 7 MIN = 2 nB = 7 + 2 - 9 = 0 aB = ABS(0) = 0 C = 7 - 2 = 5 304 MAX = 4 MIN = 0 nB = 4 + 0 - 9 = -5 aB = ABS(-5) = 5 C = 4 - 0 = 4 808 MAX = 8 MIN = 0 nB = 8 + 0 - 9 = -1 aB = ABS(-1) = 1 C = 8 - 0 = 8 878 MAX = 8 MIN = 7 nB = 8 + 7 - 9 = 6 aB = ABS(6) = 6 C = 8 - 7 = 1 333 MAX = 3 MIN = 3 nB = 3 + 3 - 9 = -3 aB = ABS(-3) = 3 C = 3 - 3 = 0 981 MAX = 9 MIN = 1 nB = 9 + 1 - 9 = 1 aB = ABS(1) = 1 C = 9 - 1 = 8

These numbers are used to make two Types of H-Trac Numbers: Normal and Absolute. The Type of H-Trac number will be denoted by an 'n' and an 'a' on the right side of the number, example: -23n or 52a

A Normal H-Trac is assembled this way: nB C 'n'

An Absolute H-Trac is assembled this way: aB C 'a'

Each has the Brightness Number first, then the Contrast Number, and finally the noted Type of 'n' or 'a' at the right.

From the examples above, here are the H-Trac Numbers for each Pick 3 number:

 Pick 3 Normal Absolute 227 05n 05a 304 -54n 54a 808 -18n 18a 878 61n 61a 333 -30n 30a 981 18n 18a

At this point you might think there are -99 to 99 Normal H-Trac Numbers and 00 to 99 Absolute H-Trac Numbers, with a total count of 199 numbers for the Normal and 100 numbers for the Absolute. Actually, there are not. If you were to go through all the Pick 3 numbers and found and sorted the H-Trac Numbers, you'd find there are only 55 Normal H-Trac Numbers and 30 Absolute H-Trac Numbers. Because the numbers are Grouped by Hues, the process of finding the Brightness and Contrast actually compressed the total Combo Count from 1,000 to just 55 for the Normal and 30 for the Absolute. Not bad for some simple paper and pencil work out. Whoa, is your pencil smokin' too?

Here are the complete lists of the Normal and Absolute H-Trac Numbers.

 Normal Absolute Normal H-Trac Absolute H-Trac Brightness Contrast Number Brightness Contrast Number 1 -9 0 -90n 1 0 1 01a 2 -8 1 -81n 2 0 3 03a 3 -7 0 -70n 3 0 5 05a 4 -7 2 -72n 4 0 7 07a 5 -6 1 -61n 5 0 9 09a 6 -6 3 -63n 6 1 0 10a 7 -5 0 -50n 7 1 2 12a 8 -5 2 -52n 8 1 4 14a 9 -5 4 -54n 9 1 6 16a 10 -4 1 -41n 10 1 8 18a 11 -4 3 -43n 11 2 1 21a 12 -4 5 -45n 12 2 3 23a 13 -3 0 -30n 13 2 5 25a 14 -3 2 -32n 14 2 7 27a 15 -3 4 -34n 15 3 0 30a 16 -3 6 -36n 16 3 2 32a 17 -2 1 -21n 17 3 4 34a 18 -2 3 -23n 18 3 6 36a 19 -2 5 -25n 19 4 1 41a 20 -2 7 -27n 20 4 3 43a 21 -1 0 -10n 21 4 5 45a 22 -1 2 -12n 22 5 0 50a 23 -1 4 -14n 23 5 2 52a 24 -1 6 -16n 24 5 4 54a 25 -1 8 -18n 25 6 1 61a 26 0 1 01n 26 6 3 63a 27 0 3 03n 27 7 0 70a 28 0 5 05n 28 7 2 72a 29 0 7 07n 29 8 1 81a 30 0 9 09n 30 9 0 90a 31 1 0 10n 32 1 2 12n 33 1 4 14n 34 1 6 16n 35 1 8 18n 36 2 1 21n 37 2 3 23n 38 2 5 25n 39 2 7 27n 40 3 0 30n 41 3 2 32n 42 3 4 34n 43 3 6 36n 44 4 1 41n 45 4 3 43n 46 4 5 45n 47 5 0 50n 48 5 2 52n 49 5 4 54n 50 6 1 61n 51 6 3 63n 52 7 0 70n 53 7 2 72n 54 8 1 81n 55 9 0 90n

Here's an application to my state's WI Pick 3 numbers for a few draws:

 Pick 3 H-Trac Draw Date A B C Normal Absolute 5181 2006-11-25 1 5 5 -34n 34a 5182 2006-11-26 6 1 6 -25n 25a 5183 2006-11-27 0 1 9 09n 09a 5184 2006-11-28 0 8 9 09n 09a 5185 2006-11-29 7 0 9 09n 09a 5186 2006-11-30 0 6 5 -36n 36a 5187 2006-12-01 1 9 4 18n 18a 5188 2006-12-02 3 1 7 -16n 16a 5189 2006-12-03 6 6 7 41n 41a 5190 2006-12-04 2 0 2 -72n 72a 5191 2006-12-05 8 5 3 25n 25a 5192 2006-12-06 8 9 4 45n 45a 5193 2006-12-07 5 0 6 -36n 36a 5194 2006-12-08 1 7 6 -16n 16a 5195 2006-12-09 1 5 5 -34n 34a 5196 2006-12-10 0 7 6 -27n 27a 5197 2006-12-11 4 5 5 01n 01a 5198 2006-12-12 1 0 8 -18n 18a 5199 2006-12-13 2 9 5 27n 27a 5200 2006-12-14 7 5 1 -16n 16a 5201 2006-12-15 3 7 0 -27n 27a 5202 2006-12-16 1 1 1 -70n 70a 5203 2006-12-17 0 8 3 -18n 18a 5204 2006-12-18 4 3 6 03n 03a 5205 2006-12-19 7 6 5 32n 32a 5206 2006-12-20 0 4 8 -18n 18a 5207 2006-12-21 4 1 0 -54n 54a 5208 2006-12-22 1 0 4 -54n 54a 5209 2006-12-23 2 0 2 -72n 72a 5210 2006-12-24 5 4 5 01n 01a 5211 2006-12-25 3 2 2 -41n 41a 5212 2006-12-26 4 5 4 01n 01a

Notice on 2006-11-27, 28 and 29 the Normal and Absloute H-Tracs repeated three time in a row. Later, we'll use the H-Trac Numbers to find the Hue Grouping Combos in the H-Trac Tables so you can determine what Combos to play for the next drawings.

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The Quantum Master
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Ok, here we go. Below are the H-Trac Tables needed to find the corresponding Hue Grouping Combos. The actual tables are fairly large and can be open in a separate window for reference. Just click on the images in the table to open the table.

H-Trac Hue Grouping Tables

 H-Trac Tables Kind of Hue Groupings Straight Boxed Type of H-Trac Number Normal Absolute

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WOW! What a lot of work JADE!  This is very interesting...will be cool to see how this develops!!

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Very nice!  Thanks very much for sharing your H-Trac system.  Also a great example for others to show how you can put together some nice tables in the forums, IF you work with it (which you obviously did).

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The Quantum Master
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Thanks,

I also made some animations, but their too big for here.

However, you can go see them at my Yahoo Site Briefcase.

I'm working on some other animations and images to help with visual understanding of what is being done.

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 Posted: December 28, 2006, 9:14 am - IP Logged

Just a thought.

If you see a string of consecutive (not consecutive combos) + and/or - in the group of Normal H-TRAK  look for the opposite to occur??  For example:  4 straight (-) values or 4 straight (+) values.

12/7, 12/8, 12/9, 12/10

12/14, 12/15, 12/16, 12/17

12/20, 12/21, 12/22, 12/23

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WOW !! is right...a lot of time and effort went in to this. Very interesting! How do you apply the ,say... the -54n and 54a to your charts, or are you coming to that and I'm jumping the gun? thanks for sharing your hard work!!

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Just a thought.

If you see a string of consecutive (not consecutive combos) + and/or - in the group of Normal H-TRAK  look for the opposite to occur??  For example:  4 straight (-) values or 4 straight (+) values.

12/7, 12/8, 12/9, 12/10

12/14, 12/15, 12/16, 12/17

12/20, 12/21, 12/22, 12/23

It is possible. also, the Absolute H-Trac eliminates the +/-.

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WOW !! is right...a lot of time and effort went in to this. Very interesting! How do you apply the ,say... the -54n and 54a to your charts, or are you coming to that and I'm jumping the gun? thanks for sharing your hard work!!

I'm working on that. It takes a fair amount of time to assemble the information. Plus, I have many other projects going on at the same time.

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Using the H-Trac Tables requires three things:

1 - What H-Trac Number to use?

2 - Is the H-Trac Number Normal or Absolute?

3 - What Kind of play is going to be bet, Straight or Boxed?

Referring back to the WI Pick 3 drawings for 2006-11-27, 28 and 29, we could have played the Normal H-Trac Number of 09n for the next two drawings as a Straight. We need to find the Combos in the H-Trac Tables to find what group of numbers to play. Looking at the H-Trac number 09n, remember the way the number is setup, Brightness-Contrast-Type(Normal or Absolute). The H-Trac Number 09n is Brightness of 0, a Contrast of 9 and is Normal. First, refer to the H-Trac Tables posted below, click on the image that is under Straight and left of Normal. This will open up a separate window with the Straight Normal H-Trac Table. You'll refer to this table as we go along.

 H-Trac Tables Kind of Hue Groupings Straight Boxed Type of H-Trac Number Normal Absolute

To find the Hue Group for 09n, look at the top of the table for Normal Brightness. Now, find the column 0 for the Brightness Number, next move down the left side in the Contrast column and find 9. Where the 0 Brightness column and 9 Contrast row meets is the Hue Group need to be played. You should have come up with these Combos:

009
019
029
039
049
059
069
079
089
099
098
097
096
095
094
093
092
091
090
190
290
390
490
590
690
790
890
990
980
970
960
950
940
930
920
910
900
901
902
903
904
905
906
907
908
909
809
709
609
509
409
309
209
109

These Combos should be played as a Straight only in the next drawing for our example. If you wanted to play Boxed then you'll have to bring up the Normal Boxed H-Trac Table. Those Combos would be like this:

009
019
029
039
049
059
069
079
089
099

These should be played as Boxed only in our example.

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There are other methods of using the H-Trac System. I'll discuss those at a later date. For now, just work on using the H-Trac System to find the H-Trac Numbers and the H-Trac Hue Group Combos.

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Here's something also for reference, the starting point of most of this.

Mapping PICK 3 data into RGB color cube

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WOW is right!  Thank you Jade.

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Sounds very interesting, I will have to study these when I have more time.

Thank you.

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this may be far out but is it possible for some lp genius to write this to an excel spreadsheet so it can calculate the 3 phases? just a thought.

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