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Originally Posted by **JLuke** 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.