I hope someone is able to answer this question for me.
I'm attempting to calculate the percentage of times that a number shows up in a drawing verses the number of times the same number has showed up in the history of the draws.
For instance: Power Ball Game Example: 5 white balls and 1 red ball.
I'm counting the number of times each number ball is drawn, then dividing that number by the toal number of draws. For instance, the number 3 white ball shows up 6 times out of 30 drawings. My formula would look like; 6/30. The answer would be 20%.
What I'm wondering is, should the be calculation be: (6/30)/5 ? The "/5" being the number of chances that the number 3 ball call show up in a single draw? If this calculation is correct, than the answer would be 4%.
Would someone clear this calculation up for me? Thanks for any insights...