Two adjacent numbers
QuestionHow often does a draw of lotto numbers include two adjacent numbers?
CheckIt will change with the numbers you have to pick from, and how many numbers you must pick, but here is a list from doing 10 millions draw each time
For 34 numbers where you pick 7 (standard norwegian lotto)
So we see the probability should be between 77 and 78.
For 48 numbers where you pick 6 (standard norwegian viking lotto)
So we see the probability should be about 50.
AnswerFor picking 7 numbers out of 34 there is a probability about 77.5% to get adjacent numbers.
For picking 6 numbers out of 48 there is a probability about 50% to get adjacent numbers.