I was thinking about unlikely evenst and conclude they must happen all the time. Imagine I draw a card from a deck, the odds for a particular card to come out= 1/52. Now I replace, shuffle and draw another card, the odds of the sequence of two card are =1/52*1/52 so and we can keep multiplying this by 1/52 for each card if we repeat the process:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

2 card = 1/2704

3 cards =140,068

4 cards = 7,311,616

5 cards 380,204,032

6 cards =19.77 billion to one.

7 cards = 1.028 trillion to one.

Now presumably casinos are dealing thousands of cards down every day, (Maybe millions?) and so the odds of any particualr sequence of cards being dealt is utterly astronimical. So one cannot sy an event cannot happen becuase its unlikely, it has to be more unliekly than any other event. Anyone disagree with this maths?

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# Unlikely evets and probability

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