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Lotto 6/49 Lotto Max
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The Numbers Sum query generates charts that show draw frequencies broken up by the sum of drawn numbers. For example in a draw 5, 8, 13, 19, 34, and 45 the sum is 124. The following table shows numbers of possible draw results and the sum ranges for each game:

Game Numbers Drawn Results Sum Range
Lotto 6/49
Atlantic 6/49
Quebec 49
Ontario 49
Western 649
BC 49
1 - 49 6 13,983,216 21 - 279
Lotto Max 1 - 47 7 62,891,499 28 - 308
Lottario 1 - 45 6 8,146,060 21 - 255
Pogo 1 - 39 6 3,262,623 21 - 219

Most of the sums can be made up of more then one number combination. The closer a sum is to the center sum range, the higher a number of combinations making it up. For example for Lotto 6/49 the center falls at 150 and there is 165,772 number combinations which sum is 150. This trend is the best represented by the chart:

Chart characteristics for other games are very similar. The numeric details of each game can be viewed on separate pages. Click the game name to display the corresponding details:

Lotto 6/49 Atlantic 6/49 Quebec 49 Ontario 49 BC 49
Lotto Max Lottario Pogo Western 649

It should be obviuos that for Lotto 6/49, Quebec 49, Ontario 49, and BC 49 the details are identical. The number range is the same for each (1-49) and 6 numbers are drawn.

When graphical interpretation of the query is not difficult, analysis of numeric details can be a little bit more complex because of number of data. This is why we derived a method of gruping sums. We divide all sums into equal segments of sum ranges and calculate frequencies for each segment. It is very important each segment consist of the same number of sums. The following table shows how we split sum ranges for each game into equal segments and how many number combinations belongs to a segment:

  Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 Group 4 Group 5 Group 6 Group 7
Lotto 6/49
Quebec 49
Ontario 49
Western 649
BC 49
21 - 57

19,725

58 - 94

616,350

95 - 131

3,430,113

132 - 168

5,851,440

169 - 205

3,430,113

206 - 242

616,350

243 - 279

19,725

Lotto Max 28 - 67

45,224

68 - 107

2,157,647

108 - 147

15,034,623

148 - 187

2,7794,374

188 - 227

15,034,623

228 - 267

2,157,647

268 - 308

45,224

Lottario 21 - 67

63,763

68 - 114

1,737,866

115 - 161

4,541,802

162 - 208

1,737,866

209 - 255

63,763

n/a n/a
Pogo 21 - 60

28,722

61-100

717,833

101-140

1,806,971

141-180

717,833

181-219

28722

n/a n/a

Only Pogo groups cannot satisfy the condition of equal segments. The last Pogo group contains one sum less then others. Groups in other games are equal with regard to number of sums.

As an example we display a chart for Lotto 6/49. Others are identical as far as their configuration is concerned:

Everything what was said so far analyzes theoretical aspect of sum frequencies. It should be interesting to compare theory with actual draw results. Go back to the top of this page and submit your queries.

NOTE: The form allows you the select the year range between 1982 and current year; however not all games started in 1982. To view starting dates of all the games stored in our database please read Database Facts.


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