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Old 03-29-2012, 01:28 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by JLuke View Post
I thought 1 in 176 million odds basically meant there are 176 million different number combinations.

Kinda like 1 in 3 odds for picking the ball under the cup
I think that's the simplified version of the odds--kinda like how 5 in 25 chance simplifies to 1 in 5 chance, or 50 out of a hundred simplifies to 1 in 2.
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