Two aces in one round beat 363 million-1 odds

  1. List as many uses for numbers as you can find in this article.
  2. Explain the difference between "odds" and "probability" and hence why there is an inconsistency between the beginning and end of the article.
  3. Speculate as to how the statistician might have calculated how often two holes-in-one in a round would occur.

Where to next?

Newspaper article
Index - Related articles
Index - Chance and Basic Probability
Main Index - Numeracy in the News