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Probability puzzles require you to weigh all the possibilities and pick the most likely outcome.

 

Puzzle ID:#6097
Fun:*** (2.17)
Difficulty:*** (2.68)
Category:Probability
Submitted By:glennyboy02****
Corrected By:Winner4600

 

 

 



There are 14 teams in the National Rugby League. During Round 6, every team plays another team, so there are 7 matches. What is the probability of Glenn tipping every match right?


Answer

0.0457%
Presuming all three possible outcomes of each match (i.e. win, lose or draw) are equally likely, then there is a 1 in 3 chance of predicting each match. With 7 matches, the probability becomes 1 in 2187 or 0.0457%.

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