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# Hillary Clinton Has The Most Statistically Improbable Coin-Toss Luck Ever

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posted on Feb, 2 2016 @ 09:53 AM

originally posted by: IAMTAT
LOL...So Hillary won 6 out of 6 coin toss ties (calling heads)...and that allowed her to beat Sanders in Iowa last night.
What are the odds? According to the math, a highly improbable 1 in 64!
Wow...Hillary is one lucky lady.
Of course, her integrity and that of her campaign is above reproach.

DES MOINES, Iowa — One of the most bizarre details to emerge from Monday’s Iowa caucuses was that in six Democratic counties, the ownership of six delegates was decided by a coin flip.

A single delegate remained unassigned at the end of caucusing in two precincts in Des Moines, one precinct in Ames, one in Newton, one in West Branch and one in Davenport, The Des Moines Register reported.

In all six instances, the coin toss was won by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton over Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.

There may have been more coin tosses, but those are the ones we know about for now.

Now, get ready to do some math.

In a single coin toss, the probability of calling the toss correctly is 50 percent, or one in two. Heads or tails.

But the probably of winning every flip out of six flips is one in 64, or 1.56 percent.

The online study tool “Coin Toss Probability Calculator” has a really intense formula that explains why, but the bottom line is, the probabilities stack on each other.

You’re 50 percent likely to win one coin flip. But you’re only 25 percent likely to win two consecutive coin flips, because there are now twice as many possible outcomes. So bump that up to six coin flips, and your chances of winning them all are slim:

And the bottom line is, Clinton won the Iowa caucuses on a coin flip.

Here’s why: Each coin flip decided a delegate.

Clinton’s final delegate count was 699.57, according to the Iowa Democratic Party. Sanders’ was 695.49.

If Sanders had won half of the coin tosses and split the six delegates three and three with Clinton, he would have finished at 698.49 delegates to Clinton’s 696.57.

www.theblaze.com...

If I was Sander's campaign, I'd have those coins inspected. Ever heard of weighted dice? Most likely improbable with coins, but I wouldn't trust Hillary's campaign with anything as far as I could spit, even down to the pennies in her pocket.

posted on Feb, 2 2016 @ 09:53 AM

originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus
a reply to: Eilasvaleleyn

Wait until the witch kicks him in the nuts again.

The guy is pretty old...she'll have to aim low.
But she IS the queen of low blows.

posted on Feb, 2 2016 @ 09:54 AM
a reply to: Eilasvaleleyn

To be honest with you I read that from another here yesterday and didn't fact check it so it is very possible that its wrong.

meh

posted on Feb, 2 2016 @ 09:57 AM
So the extremely rich wife of a former president, wins democracy because money. In the form of a coin. Interesting.

So remember America, next time you're forfeiting your assets, or guantanamoed for jaywalking: you should have voted harder.

How's that bread? Good? Good.

posted on Feb, 2 2016 @ 10:07 AM
Bernie should have flipped her and called 'Corrupt!'. No matter what side she came down on he would have won.

posted on Feb, 2 2016 @ 10:10 AM
The Fate of a Nation decided by a COIN TOSS.
you cant make this stuff up.
or can you?
is this real life?

posted on Feb, 2 2016 @ 10:10 AM
If Hillary didn't cheat...'The Fates' must want her to beat Sanders. Too lucky to be chance.

posted on Feb, 2 2016 @ 10:12 AM
a reply to: dashen

The Fate of a Nation decided by a COIN TOSS.

No, but that's just how they do it in Iowa for the party a presidential election has federal guidelines they go by.

posted on Feb, 2 2016 @ 10:17 AM
a reply to: Grimpachi

the fate of an iowa decided by a coin toss

posted on Feb, 2 2016 @ 10:20 AM
The issue with such a method is that it could ultimately decide the president. Yes, it is unlikely to ever matter, but the last three centimeters of a kilometer... Is three centimeters. It's also unlikely to win 6 coin flips in a row, but that also happened, eh?

posted on Feb, 2 2016 @ 10:24 AM
a reply to: Eilasvaleleyn

6 PRECINCTS
6 TIES
6 COINS
6 CHOICE OF 'HEADS'
6 TOSSES

This seems astronomical.

posted on Feb, 2 2016 @ 10:26 AM

originally posted by: IAMTAT
a reply to: Eilasvaleleyn

6 PRECINCTS
6 TIES
6 COINS
6 CHOICE OF 'HEADS'
6 TOSSES

This seems astronomical.

Uh oh...All sixes. Didn't someone on this site call her Hillary Satan?

posted on Feb, 2 2016 @ 10:27 AM
a reply to: texasgirl

"She's a Witch! Burn her!"

posted on Feb, 2 2016 @ 10:36 AM
a reply to: IAMTAT

I said from the get go. All the Bernie losers out there should be ready for massive butt hurt when the DNC punks their guy.
Maybe even the DNC knows that not everything can be given away for "free".

edit on 2-2-2016 by macman because: (no reason given)

posted on Feb, 2 2016 @ 10:46 AM
The coins were those special brass ones that Bill Clinton hands out when he meets people.

Heads & Tails is his slogan isn't it?

posted on Feb, 2 2016 @ 10:52 AM
I am thinking that the coin's family was secured in another location with knives to their throats.
The coin had no choice but to land heads up.

posted on Feb, 2 2016 @ 10:55 AM

originally posted by: xuenchen
The coins were those special brass ones that Bill Clinton hands out when he meets people.

Heads & Tails is his slogan isn't it?

Yeah, but Bill usually calls "Heads DOWN"...and "Tail's UP"!

I'm here all week, folks...Don't forget to tip your waitress...
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posted on Feb, 2 2016 @ 11:00 AM
a reply to: macman

Please don't call people losers when you can't even spell the word correctly. Thank you.

posted on Feb, 2 2016 @ 11:00 AM

originally posted by: IAMTAT
a reply to: texasgirl

"She's a Witch! Burn her!"

"She turned me into a Newt!"

"...A NEWT?!?"

"Well, I got better."

posted on Feb, 2 2016 @ 11:38 AM

Money talks, Bullsh!t walks !

How utterly pathetic can it get?

For once Obama's slogan held up, "Change we can believe in"

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