Talk:Littlewood's law

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The lead could be smoother... like chocolate... ħumanUser talk:Human 03:55, 13 July 2010 (UTC)

Re-add section[edit]

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Furthermore, if one calculates the actual probability, it is approximately 0.632, meaning that there is 63.2% chance that the miracle occurs, not close to 100%.<ref>The probability of no miracle occurring is (999,999/1,000,000)<sup>1,000,000</sup>, and hence the probability of at least one miracle occurring is 1-(999,999/1,000,000)<sup>1,000,000</sup>. This comes out to be 0.632.</ref>

with the edit comment "frequency and probability are two different things." While it is certainly true that frequency and probability are different, the probability is actually what Littlewood's law is supposedly assessing. I guess I don't see why the inequavalence requires it to be removed from the topic. In fact, Dyson's last sentence is incorrect. sterilesporadic heavy hitter 21:34, 16 January 2013 (UTC)