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The person who wrote up odds as currently displayed on the page got it wrong. A 2:1 event is not an event with probability 2/3; it is a 1/3 probability event. The formula a/(a+b) needs to be replaced with b/(a+b) and is probably best illustrated with a reference to gambling.

Theory of errors[edit]

I submit that the memoir De erroribus (1823) by C F Gauss should be mentioned. Gauss derives the error function connected with his name, from only three assumptions.

(C Lomnitz, Mexico City)


SpatialOS redirects here. Why? There is no mention on this article of SpatialOS. sheridan (talk) 15:44, 5 July 2017 (UTC)

I suppose...because SpacialOS is made by a company called Improbable. Ha ha ha. 17:49, 5 July 2017 (UTC)
Okay, it's actually not a joke. Experienced editor User:Edwardx created the page as a redirect to Improbable, then a red link, thinking someone may create a page about the company. Then another editor, User:czar, made Improbable a redirect to Probability, because.. of course. And then a bot fixed the double redirect, and there you go, sheridan. — Gamall Wednesday Ida (t · c) 18:01, 5 July 2017 (UTC)
And now there is Improbable (company), which I should have thought to check. — Gamall Wednesday Ida (t · c) 18:10, 5 July 2017 (UTC)
Thanks Gamall Wednesday Ida sheridan (talk) 08:24, 7 July 2017 (UTC)

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