Odds of Disk Drive Failure

It is amazing the number of cover-ups in the Obama Administration and the gullibility of liberals and Democrats who believe what he says. Here is what a mathematician calculated about the Internal Revenue disk drive failures with Lois Lerners’ e-mails.

The odds of winning the Florida lottery are 1 in 22, 957,480.

The odds of winning the Powerball is 1 in 175,223,510.

The odds of winning the Mega Millions is 1 in 258,890,850.

The odds of a disk drive failing in any given month are roughly one in 36. The odds of two different drives failing in the same month are roughly one in 36 squared or 1 in 1,300. The odds of three drives failing in the same month is 1 in 46,656. The odds of seven different drives failing in the same month is 1 in 78,664,164,096. (Over 78 billion)

So the odds are greater that you will win the Florida Lottery 342 times than having those seven IRS hard drives crashing in the same month.

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About camden41

Retired public school administrator Retired history professor: Taught Western Civilization, American Civil War, United States History, Economic History, Ancient & Medieval Foundations, American History Since 1945
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