- What is the probability of there being a single molecule of active ingredient in a 30C homeopathic remedy? Assume no contamination and pure water.
- What is the probability of winning the National Lottery 5 weeks in a row. You get one ticket per week of course.
- Which is more likely?
- How much would it cost to buy enough pills that you'd expect to have one molecule of active ingredient? Note: At Boots, they're about £5 for 84 pillules.
A general record of my ongoing battle with all forms of nonsense.
Tuesday, 1 December 2009
Here's a quick maths quiz. Post your answers, ideally with your working and I'll be able to see how well they compare to mine.