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Old 09-24-2017, 08:50 AM
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Originally Posted by Monocracy View Post
Also remember, this event actually happened so the real odds of it happening are 100%.
I'm not sure I would use the word "odds" in that case. To me, the word only really make sense referring to the probability prior to an observation.

There are millions of "What are the odds?" events that can happen on a game like The Price Is Right, so if the game gets played as many times as it has, some unlikely events will occur.
Now that could be the next layer of the question. Given how many wheel spins there have bin in the show's history, what was the probability that 5 dollar-totaling spins in a row would have occurred at some point during the show's run.

Last edited by pulykamell; 09-24-2017 at 08:52 AM.