April 4, 2011

# #881: Probability

[[A plot of years vs. percent, with a solid and a dashed line. The solid line starts at 100%, and drops constantly. The dashed line starts around 85%, rises to 95% after 5 years, then drops.]]

[[A simple table.]]

5 years 81%

10 years 77%

[[Two people are sitting on a bench, next to an IV drip hanging from a rack. One is holding a paper.]]

Person: You know, probability used to be my favorite branch of math

Person: Because it had so many real-life applications.

[[They embrace, faces together.]]