# 06/16/08 Grif.Net – Fun with Statistics

## 06/16/08 Grif.Net – Fun with Statistics

[Amaze your friends with absolutely worthless trivial statistics]

The skin of a human being varies from 0.5mm in the eyelids to 6.0mm or more
in the palms, soles of the feet and between the shoulders.

In one year the average human heart circulates from 770,000 to 1.6 million
gallons of blood through the body

On average, a Twinkie will explode in a microwave in 45 seconds. Trust me.

Though there are only 52 cards in a typical deck of cards, they can be
arranged in just about
80,660,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,0
00,000,000,000 different ways.

The number 2,520 can be divided by 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 without
having a fractional leftover.

When pure gold is beaten with a mallet and made into gold leaf, the average
thickness is about 1/250,000th of an inch.

It would take about a million steps to walk from New York to Boston. Why
someone would want to is beyond me.

The number of possible ways of playing just the first four moves on each
side in a game of chess is 318,979,564,000.

India has the most post offices of any country with 280,181

The chances of an exact duplication of fingerprints are about 64 billion to
1.

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Dr Bob Griffin, www.grif.net
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