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 Re: Today, I had to take Herself to hospital for the results of her B & BAL OriginalGriff16-Dec-20 11:43 OriginalGriff 16-Dec-20 11:43
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 Bayesian stats & a Q raddevus16-Dec-20 8:17 raddevus 16-Dec-20 8:17
 I'm reading the book, Bayesian Statistics the Fun Way, (No Starch Press)[^]. It's perfect for my level of mathiness. And it actually is a fun book so far. Good book for thinking different. Anyways, at the end of chapter 3 there is a quiz with a question: quizWhat is the probability of rolling a 20 three times in a row on a 20-sided die? As you probably already know this is P(X) and P(X) and P(X) -- each die roll is a mutually exclusive events 1/20 * 1/20 * 1/20 = (.05 * .05 * .05) = 0.000125 Flip it upside down 1 - 0.000125 = 0.999875 (99.9875% chance you won't succeed). Turn that into a fraction and you get: 1/8000 Here's the Q Does that mean, on average you would have to try 3 rolls of a 20-sided die 8,000 times (24,000 die rolls) before you would achieve this feat? With odds like that, I can probably beat The House in Vegas.
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