In the 1969 draft lottery, it was found that the assignment of lottery numbers to days of the year was not completely random, and that birthdays earlier in the year tended to have higher numbers. The 1970 lottery, which was for people born in 1951, w as supposed to be better. In the 1970 lottery, the average lottery number for the 31 days in October was 172.97. Average of 31 draws without replacement from the box with the numbers from 1 to 365. The average of these 365 numbers is 183, and the SD of th ese numbers is 105.37. The P-value is closest to |

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