law of averages

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a law affirming that in the long run probabilities will determine performance

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I thought it just came down to a law of averages, as I told the kids at halftime,'' Foley said.
So if we have lost seven in a row then it is a good time to break that cycle and the law of averages would suggest there is a win coming for us soon.
50 every week to play, said: "It's baffling - by the law of averages, someone should have won it by now.
With three St Helens players having made the World Championships, the law of averages suggest at least one will go far at the Ally Pally.
I said to my dad before the game that I'd probably score because of the law of averages.
Duffield continued that the search area had been designated by the safety bureau and that if it is within their search ares, they will find it and that the law of averages show that they could find it on day 1 as easily as on day 365.
The law of averages suggest Liverpool can't hang on in every match, so Brendan Rodgers will want to get into the minds of his players.
Is it law of averages, different traffic patterns as the week comes to a close, tired drivers perhaps more distracted as they near the weekend?
I'm sure that with Bahrain having almost 40 per cent expat population, at least 40pc of such prizes will then go to expats as per law of averages.
When you have sex that often, by a law of averages you're likely to have boring sex.
The law of averages says we are due a victory, but I wouldn't put money on it.
However, the Dubliner does believe a European major winner is due, purely based on the law of averages.
By the law of averages, you are more likely to be killed by a flying champagne cork than by a poisonous spider
The authors cover descriptive statistics (the histogram, average and standard deviation, normal approximation for data, measurement error and plotting points and lines), correlation and regression (including the RMS error for regression and the regression line), probability (chance, the binomial formula), chance variability (the law of averages, expected value and standard error, and normal approximation for probability histograms), sampling (errors, accuracy of percentages and case studies), chance models, including those used in genetics and tests of significance, including the chi-square test.
Chalk it up to the law of averages, or more accurately, a determined effort by a fed-up Kings team, but that streak ended Saturday with a 4-2 victory over the Red Wings in front of a crowd of 18,118 at Staples Center.