Originally Posted By: MrB
I've often been through a checker at a store to have the total of a long list of items sum out to a whole number, like $80.00. The cashier should most of the time disclaim something like "wow, that something. What are the chances of that happening?"

I would say to her, or him, that the odds are the same as for it to sum to any other number like $82.57. Which, if it did, she wouldn't have thought anything about it.

It's just a number

That's my thinking.


Okay Mr Math. wink So I went to the grocery tonight, below is my receipt. What are the chances of you mentioning an $80.00 checkout total, me reading about it, and getting the same amount the same day.

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