law of large numbers :
- n (statistics) law stating that a large number of items taken at random from a population will (on the average) have the population statistics
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- Column: Conservation: Questions of Forever
There’s a mathematical theory called the law of large numbers: If you repeat something often enough, low-probability events become more likely. For example, if you play the lottery once, are you going to win? Almost certainly not.
March 17, 2014 - Valley News