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Chance in a million

  1. Aug 21, 2005 #1


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    In days gone by that would mean it hardly ever happens, but today with
    factories producing at such a rate one in a million can happen every day.

    How many times have you come across a one in a million.
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  3. Aug 21, 2005 #2


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    Roughly one out of every million tries. :biggrin:
  4. Aug 21, 2005 #3
    Well, the chance that my ipod's serial number is 2CD5230D7Z had to be worse than one in a million :biggrin:
  5. Aug 21, 2005 #4


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    Your odds of getting a specific penny or that 5 card hand in poker you just got are significantly less than 1 in a million.
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