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Odds

odds

The ratio of probability of occurrence to non-occurrence of an event.

Origin: pl. Of odd, fr. M.E. Odde, fr. O.Norse oddi, odd number


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Re: Re:

... the effect of any genetic differences. The image depicts roughly what I am saying. As the variation associated with environment increases, the odds ratio approaches 1:1, a 50/50 split of probability regarding which group is overall genetically superior in terms of the predisposition toward ...

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by wildfunguy
Thu Mar 13, 2014 4:13 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 72
Views: 263526

Re: Irrefutable Facts Against Evolution

... born through a particular family line as it was prophecied in the Old Testiment. Jesus would have NO CONTROL over that. They have calculated the odds of that actually happening - 10 To the 2nd Power (1 in 10,000) Jesus would be a Descendant of David 3.Prophecy Tells US GOD Picked the City of ...

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by Meranda
Sat Feb 22, 2014 10:43 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Irrefutable Facts Against Evolution
Replies: 52
Views: 57146

Cellular Reincarnation

... the “Carte Blanche” awaiting the winner. Before the start, we were boasting like little Titans, judging each other’s fitness and calculating our odds. Suddenly, we were launched and hyperactively we raced towards our goal. I realized that my chances to win were next to zero. Then we arrived at ...

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by ewartkuijk
Sun Feb 09, 2014 8:25 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cellular Reincarnation
Replies: 0
Views: 2003

Diffusion and concentration gradient

At the atomic level, there is LOTS of space...they're just following the odds, really - if the concentrations are 5% and 70%, for every 5 particles headed one way, there's 70 headed the other.

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by Darby
Wed Dec 25, 2013 2:27 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Diffusion and concentration gradient
Replies: 7
Views: 5016

Do chromosomses ever get competitive?

... if the Y-mutation reduces the individual's fitness by making his sperm generally less effective, it could make up for this by increasing its own odds relative to the X-chromosome. If the Y-mutation makes my genes have a 10% reduced chance of being passed on, but it gives my Y-chromosome a 75% ...

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by wildfunguy
Tue Aug 06, 2013 3:19 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Do chromosomses ever get competitive?
Replies: 9
Views: 6964
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