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What is the probability of a 1% chance happening 16 times in a row?

Guest May 31, 2017

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Since each event occurs 1% of the time I just multiplied it by itself 16 times:

$$(\frac{1}{100})^{16}=1*10^{-32}=\frac{1}{100000000000000000000000000000000}=0.00000000000000000000000000000001$$

TheXSquaredFactor  May 31, 2017
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Since each event occurs 1% of the time I just multiplied it by itself 16 times:

$$(\frac{1}{100})^{16}=1*10^{-32}=\frac{1}{100000000000000000000000000000000}=0.00000000000000000000000000000001$$

TheXSquaredFactor  May 31, 2017

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