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The Odds Must Be Crazy (Posted on 2017-10-19) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Please read the following excerpt from a wonderful book "The jungle of randomness" (by Ivars Peterson) and supply the missing numbers - to the best of your judgement.

In 1986 a New Jersey woman won a million dollar lottery twice in four months. She was extremely lucky, yet the chances of that happening to someone somewhere in the United States are... 
                   your estimate.

You may make your own assumptions, define the population, time etc …

After getting few estimates from the solvers - I will publish the original ending.

Have fun.

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Question re(2): My take on it Comment 4 of 4 |
(In reply to re: My take on it by Steve Herman)

Steve, what is your answer?
  Posted by Ady TZIDON on 2017-10-19 23:38:42

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