Stats

Jackpot!

billion

The powerball lottery in the USA has jackpotted to a first prize of $1.3 billion, which is just a silly amount of money.

What are the odds?

So close

[ Trigger warning: this post contains maths. Please don’t be afraid, it probably won’t bite. ] After posting this photo of our lottery ticket to FacebookI thought more and more about random-event probabilities.