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originally posted by: DigginFoTroof
The odds of hitting the jackpot for the powerball are 175 million to 1 (there are 175,223,510 possible Powerball combinations). The odds of of being shot in a K-12 school at 1 in 3.78 million over an entire year. 3.78 x 365 = 1.380 billion to 1 for a per day chance.
originally posted by: carewemust
Americans priorities are all screwed up. 1,300 people under the age of 18 are murdered by guns every year in this country. Illegal Immigrants kill more young people than school shooters. Where are the marches? Where is savior Hogg?
originally posted by: intrepid
originally posted by: DigginFoTroof
The odds of hitting the jackpot for the powerball are 175 million to 1 (there are 175,223,510 possible Powerball combinations). The odds of of being shot in a K-12 school at 1 in 3.78 million over an entire year. 3.78 x 365 = 1.380 billion to 1 for a per day chance.
Aren't there about 100 Powerball draws in a year? If so your math is way off. Make that 17.5 billion a year.
originally posted by: carewemust
Illegal Immigrants kill more young people than school shooters.
originally posted by: LordAhriman
originally posted by: carewemust
Illegal Immigrants kill more young people than school shooters.
LOL. Care to show your source for that?
The odds of hitting the jackpot for the powerball are 175 million to 1 (there are 175,223,510 possible Powerball combinations). The odds of of being shot in a K-12 school at 1 in 3.78 million over an entire year. 3.78 x 365 = 1.380 billion to 1 for a per day chance.
originally posted by: RomeByFire
Not a surprise you didn't mention this, but hey, statistics don't lie - liars use statistics.
originally posted by: Subaeruginosa
a reply to: DigginFoTroof
The odds of hitting the jackpot for the powerball are 175 million to 1 (there are 175,223,510 possible Powerball combinations). The odds of of being shot in a K-12 school at 1 in 3.78 million over an entire year. 3.78 x 365 = 1.380 billion to 1 for a per day chance.
Where are you getting this "3.78 million over the entire year" number from? Also, why did you times it by 365, when in your own words it was already "over the entire year"? Not to mention that kids don't go to school 365 days a year.
Admittedly, I'm no math whiz, nor do I have the the time to research the stats myself... but your equations seem completely flawed to me.
I didn't explain in the post, because it would have made it too long. I'm not here to teach statistics to the forum, I paid good money for my degree but I'll give a brief explination.