Christmas Lottery: An excuse to talk about Statistics and Education

Alfonso Gordaliza
Departamento de Estadística e Investigación Operativa
Universidad de Valladolid
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  • Abstract
    Christmas Lottery is an important phenomenon in Spain involving every year most of the population. In this article, some mathematical curiosities about this draw are presented as an excuse to introduce the readers into a discussion on the situation of Statistics as a discipline of study in Spanish Primary and Secondary Education and to analyze some new perspectives open by the new Spanish Education Law (LOMCE).
  • Keywords: Lottery, Statistics, Education.
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