I'm trying to figure out what the odds of 5 sigma confidence rating has of being wrong. According to one website it is(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

0.000028% which is 1 in 35,000 but I've seen so many divergent answers as to what the odds of 5 sigma being wrong are that I want to be sure. I've seen people say it is as high as 1 in 3 million or as low as 1 in 700

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