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    Simple probablility question. Been years since I have studied this stuff.




    I am writing a script that is sort of like a slot machine. Here is how it works

    random numbers are chosen that are between 0-9

    This is done 4 times (4 separate columns, each can hit 0-9)

    What are the odds that 0 of the numbers will match?

    What are the odds that 2 of the numbers will match?

    What are the odds that 3 of the numbers will match?


    What are the odds that all 4 numbers match?
    0-9 = 10 numbers --- 10*10*10*10 = 10,000 --- 10/10,000 = 1/1,000

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    Re: Simple probablility question. Been years since I have studied this stuff.


    1. What are the odds that 0 of the numbers will match?

    2. What are the odds that 2 of the numbers will match?

    3. What are the odds that 3 of the numbers will match?

    4. What are the odds that all 4 numbers match?
    0-9 = 10 numbers --- 10*10*10*10 = 10,000 --- 10/10,000 = 1/1,000

    Number 4 seems correct.
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