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Ah, yes, but I would venture to guess that the 48,000 people that were left 
without their homes don't care that they represent only 0.96% of the people.  
The fact is that it happened to *them* and for most of them, their homes 
probably represented a significant part of their assets.

Probability is for gamblers and abstract mathematicians, not for the average 
person.  Look at how many people bought tickets for the Powerball drawing 
where the probability was 1:80,000,000.

A. Roger Turk, P.E.(Structural)
Tucson, Arizona

Al Grathwol wrote:

. > Assuming 10,000,000 people and average 2 per unit, 48,000 is 0.96 % of
. > the total.
. >