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§ 1.1623 Probability calculation.
(a) All calculations shall be computed to no less than three
significant digits. Probabilities will be truncated to the number of
significant digits used in a particular lottery.
(b) Divide the total number of applicants into 1.00 to determine
(c) Multiply each applicant's pre-preference probability by the
applicable preference from § 1.1622 (b)(2) or (b)(3).
(d) Divide each applicant's probability pursuant to paragraph (c) of
this section by the sum of such probabilities to determine intermediate
(e) Add the intermediate probabilities of all applicants who received a
preference pursuant to § 1.1622 (b)(2) or (b)(3).
(f)(1) If the sum pursuant to paragraph (e) of this section is .40 or
greater, proceed to paragraph (g) of this section.
(2) If the sum pursuant to paragraph (e) of this section is less than
.40, then multiply each such intermediate probability by the ratio of
.40 to such sum. Divide .60 by the number of applicants who did not
receive a preference pursuant to § 1.1622 (b)(2) or (b)(3) to determine
their new intermediate probabilities.
(g) Multiply each applicant's probability pursuant to paragraph (f) of
this section by the applicable preference ratio from § 1.1622(b)(1).
(h) Divide each applicant's probability pursuant to paragraph (g) of
this section by the sum of such probabilities to determine the final
Subpart M—Cable Operations and Licensing System (COALS)
Source: 68 FR 27001 , May 19, 2003, unless otherwise noted.
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