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Q: What are the odds of winning an olympic gold medal?

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In the 1980 Olympic Games, in Lake Placid, New York, the American Hockey Team won the gold medal after overcoming large odds against the Soviet team. This took place February 22, 1980 and the Soviet's took home the silver, with Sweden trailing behind with the bronze. The U.S hockey team won the gold medal.

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The odds of being drafted into the major leagues varies by position. The odds of becoming a pitcher are less than 3 percent. A positional player's odds are less than 6 percent.

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The odds against having a triple play in a specific inning are more than 10,000 to 1. There are about 5 triple plays every season.

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For 2 to 25 odds of winning;Probability of winning:0.925926, or;Chance of winning:92.59%

For 2 to 39 odds of winning;Probability of winning:0.95122, or;Chance of winning:95.12%

The odds of winning the Irish Lottery are 1 in 8,145,060 compare that to the odds of winning the Euromillions which are 1 in 76,275,360 so the Irish Lottery http://www.irishlottery.com/ attracts a lot of players as the odds of winning are much better.

Here are the two for comparison;For 3 to 1 odds of winning;Probability of winning:0.25, or;Chance of winning:25%---------------------For 9 to 1 odds of winning;Probability of winning:0.1, or;Chance of winning:10%

For 2 to 1 odds of winning;Probability of winning:0.333333, or;Chance of winning:33.33%

For 9 to 11 odds of winning;Probability of winning:0.55, or;Chance of winning:55%

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For 5 to 3 odds of winning; the probability of winning is 0.375 or 37.5%

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