Probability

It is a curious fact
of mathematics
that convergence in probability
does not imply convergence almost surely.

For example,
a bad dream which comes every n nights
converges
(in probability)
to a good night’s sleep
each night
as n gets big.

And yet the probability
of no bad dreams
–even in the limit–
is less than one.

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One Response to Probability

  1. Nancy Cohen says:

    to some of us it still might as well be yiddish

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