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What are the chances of 666 being hit?

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Posted: January 7, 2006, 1:06 pm - IP Logged

The exact probability of 666 being hit is the following

Which is approximately .2000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000002166222683713523944720537405934866672. That's very close to 1/5. The third term in the continued fraction expansion of p[666] is 184653222869167741981875869102352405779668736930185085305398884.

The probability of evilness converges quickly to 1/5, but it does so in a highly oscillatory way.

So knowing this tidbit should help players avoid wasting money on non productive numbers.


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    Posted: January 7, 2006, 3:06 pm - IP Logged

    Funny though, If I purchase 100 straight tickets with 666 on them,and won, It would yield $50,000.00 tax free?

    50 grand in the bank is evil?

    I don't think you'd mind taking all that evil money to your local Bank of America.

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      Posted: January 7, 2006, 3:15 pm - IP Logged

      Shocked That makes no sense.  666 has a 1 in a 1000 chance of hitting, the same as any other 3-digit number.  In Pennsylvania 666 has hit 14 times in 29 years.

       

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        Posted: January 7, 2006, 3:34 pm - IP Logged

        close your eyes and tell me what you see.!    Thats the probabilty for today....!

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          Posted: January 7, 2006, 3:56 pm - IP Logged

           The lottery makes no sense cause it is weighted against you. More people lose than win. I gave the info as it was given to me. Argue with the mathematics, it is not a fair game.

          Why is when a person wins big they only give you about 1/2 of the prize???


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            Posted: January 7, 2006, 4:51 pm - IP Logged

             The lottery makes no sense cause it is weighted against you. More people lose than win. I gave the info as it was given to me. Argue with the mathematics, it is not a fair game.

            Why is when a person wins big they only give you about 1/2 of the prize???

            Then I suggest you open an account with that dime store. They pay $900.00 instead of 500, for a straight hit.