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phantom power Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-08-11 04:04 PM
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3. The probability of two such storms in consecutive years is about 0.00005
Modeling the occurrence of "one-in-100-year" storms as a homogeneous Poisson process with a time unit of one year and lambda = 1/100.
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  -This is the second year in a row Binghamton has recorded a 1-in-100 year rain event phantom power  Sep-08-11 03:21 PM   #0 
  - My former home town.  brendan120678   Sep-08-11 03:34 PM   #1 
  - random occurence. just because somebody calculated odds does not mean much except over a  msongs   Sep-08-11 03:45 PM   #2 
  - The probability of two such storms in consecutive years is about 0.00005  phantom power   Sep-08-11 04:04 PM   #3 
  - I was forced to take a statistics class in college and hated it. FYI.  kestrel91316   Sep-08-11 04:06 PM   #4 
  - Poisson processes made my brain hurt in network queuing theory.  phantom power   Sep-08-11 04:10 PM   #5 
  - strange times we live in  spooked911   Sep-08-11 04:21 PM   #8 
  - This is part of a long range  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-08-11 04:10 PM   #6 
  - I have relatives there and they were evacuated from my mom's childhood home  spooked911   Sep-08-11 04:20 PM   #7 
 

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