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How many of you if you had the time will study Probability just for fun

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Posted: May 29, 2008, 9:05 am - IP Logged

If you had everything paid, your house, cars, everything, how many of you will go to school and study, Probability as a hobby...

How many will subscribe to the Journal of Probability....

i would, just wandering if you would...

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    It might surprise you to find out that you already know more about Probability and Statistics than you think you do.

    A mind once stretched by a new idea never returns to its original dimensions!

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      Posted: May 29, 2008, 9:35 am - IP Logged

      How many will subscribe to the Journal of Probability....

      I would.

      Probability  -- the Mother of all my gambling ways...

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        Introductory Probability book, published by the American Mathematical Society:

        Download Here!

        Review the entire page for other Probability Resources!

        A mind once stretched by a new idea never returns to its original dimensions!

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          Posted: May 29, 2008, 8:14 pm - IP Logged

          "Electronic Journal of Probability"

          A mind once stretched by a new idea never returns to its original dimensions!

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            Posted: May 29, 2008, 8:45 pm - IP Logged

            Actually I've read the deviation principles theories by Liming Wu and Nian Yao.

            Excellent reading for anyone..!

                                                         

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              Posted: June 26, 2008, 12:26 pm - IP Logged

              I would.  I love numbers, and I'm fasinated by patterns within the numbers.  Like a lot of times where doing comparisons of the 3 digit from one category i.e. say the 1st + 2nd = 15 then for 3 drawings the 15 comes out in a row.  Or twice even, even, even, i.e. 424 comes out - then in the 3rd drawing a even, even, even, comes out again.  To me that rocks!  Abbagail from MD


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                Posted: July 9, 2008, 9:17 pm - IP Logged

                If you had everything paid, your house, cars, everything, how many of you will go to school and study, Probability as a hobby...

                How many will subscribe to the Journal of Probability....

                i would, just wandering if you would...

                PUMPI76, I've always loved math , but if it would help me win I'd start back as soon as I could . However, when I think how many genious mathmathicians there are out there working as professors in a school for what could be called "peanuts' compared to what they could win , it makes me wonder if there really is a way to beat the lottery . BESIDES LUCK !!!!


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                  Posted: July 9, 2008, 9:21 pm - IP Logged

                  It might surprise you to find out that you already know more about Probability and Statistics than you think you do.

                   RAVEN62, Your idea about a mind stretching never returning to it's original size reminds me of a fat girlfriend I once had and the swimsuits she tried on in a shop while I waited . They never returned to their original size either .

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                    Posted: July 9, 2008, 11:33 pm - IP Logged

                    ^ haha

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                      There's a good probability I will buy a book on probability in gambling.

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                        Posted: July 10, 2008, 2:25 pm - IP Logged

                        A long time ago I did a complete probability spreadsheet on the 6/49 matrix lottery. The file was rather large - took (if I remember correctly) 5 CD-ROMs to hold all of the data.

                        Anyway, somewhere around the 35%-40% range of total possibilities, the probability of having one drawing of - or already having drawn - a set of numbers being an exact duplicate of one of the previously drawn sets reaches the 1::1 mark. Determining which set will appear twice is still up to the bettor. And the number of drawings necessary to give even odds of producing all possible drawings is way out there - exponentially far beyond the total possibilities.

                        Blessed Saint Leibowitz, keep 'em dreamin' down there..... 

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                          Posted: July 11, 2008, 2:51 am - IP Logged

                          ^ haha

                          Stew12 , did you think that was funny or were you making fun of me and my poor attempt at a joke ? It was my understanding that this was a forum for people to get to know each other and one's sense of humor is a very great part of the whole person . IF my attempt at a joke and a bit of fun caused anyone to lose out on a win , I apologize and will make sure and call the Fat Girl and apologize to her too . You can get too serious you know and nothing, even a big win and all that money can buy you a laugh . When we stop laughing in this life, we may as well be dead !!!! 


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                            johnph77, the very small print at the bottom of your post , which don't show on this quoted text , were ; 1st one very true . Without a dream what would life be ? 2nd one; Sums my opinions of physics and prognosticators perfectly . Thank you , they are full of it !! 

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                              PUMPI76, I've always loved math , but if it would help me win I'd start back as soon as I could . However, when I think how many genious mathmathicians there are out there working as professors in a school for what could be called "peanuts' compared to what they could win , it makes me wonder if there really is a way to beat the lottery . BESIDES LUCK !!!!

                              i believe the same thing too...I am with you on that one..