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Old 2017-05-03, 19:48   #15
If I May
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"Chris Halsall"
Sep 2002

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Originally Posted by CRGreathouse View Post
It doesn't matter what numbers you pick, the odds are the same.
What I consider is the most sad is so few understand statistics. Take, for example, the Monty Hall problem.

So few people understand that when given additional information (by a door being opened) their random guess should change to the alternative door.

And yet so many people continue to buy lottery tickets. Or, as it is also known, a tax on those who are bad at the maths.
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