# Finding the most common numbers to make up a combanation.

#### jsl79

##### New Member
Hi all I have a list of 10000 numbers in a row.
the numbers are all listed in the format 3:6:2:8
made up of number 1 to 10.
what is the easiest way to find out which are the most common 4 numbers to make up a combanation?
Also what are the most common 3 numbers that are part of the four number combination?
here is a small exsample of the numbers.

A1
 5:3:10:4 7:3:2:5 5:7:8:4 3:1:4:8 8:1:6:5 6:3:5:7 3:5:4:8 5:7:1:6 5:3:10:2 5:8:4:1 4:1:3:6 5:3:1:7 5:4:6:8 1:3:8:7 3:1:8:5 3:8:6:7 10:5:8:1 7:2:5:1 6:4:2:3 6:3:4:1 1:3:8:4 3:8:6:5 8:6:3:1 2:3:8:5 6:5:7:8 6:3:9:4 8:2:1:6 7:8:1:3 8:7:6:2 any help much appreciated

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