Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:
What number/s could be drawn?
What are all the possilble draws?
How do you know you have got them all?
How can you tell which version of the lottery is easier/harder to
You could use the interactivity to have a go at playing the lottery
The following might help you use the interactivity:
Use the +/- buttons in the top left hand corner to increase or
decrease the number of balls in the Number Tumbler. For example, to
simulate the UK National Lottery, increase the number of balls to
Use the +/- buttons by 'Your Ticket' to increase or decrease the
number of spaces on your lottery ticket. For example, to simulate
the UK National Lottery, increase the number of spaces to 6.
Then click on the numbers in the Number Tumbler to select which
numbers you would like on your lottery ticket.
At the bottom of the screen, use the +/- buttons to choose how many
draws will be simulated.
Once the simulator is set up, click the 'Simulate lottery draws'
button to run the lottery your desired number of times.
The 'Matches black' button marks every time one of the numbers
from your ticket was drawn. The 'Sort matches' button rearranges
the draws with all your winning tickets together.