brain sizes: Einstein's and women's

Bob LeChevalier lojbab at
Fri Jul 19 13:18:19 EST 2002

mats_trash at (mat) wrote:
>> Nice try, "mat", but you're way off.  Thanks for giving it a try, though.
>> P1 = P2 = P3 = P4 = 0.25
>> In other words, the probability of getting one question right by guessing at
>> a 4 part multiple choice question is 0.25
>> But to figure the probability of getting four of the same questions right,
>> not the *same* answer on each question, but the *correct* answer, you must
>> add them up, which is P1 + P2 + P3 + P4 = 1.0
>It is quite amusing how you spount this anti-"everything other than
>me" dogma, citing test results, when you yourself are apparently akin
>to two short planks.
>Your math suggests that I am CERTAIN to get one answer correct if I
>guess on four multiple choice questions (probability of 1).  Can you
>not see that this is illogical just on the basis of common sense?
>thats like saying if I throw a dice six times I'm sure to throw a six,
>which of course is totally dumb

What is even funnier is that he said that this the probability of getting
FOUR answers correct, not one.


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