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A data analyst is on board a passenger jet. The captains voice announced over the radio We have lost an engine, but theres no need to worry, we can fly on three engines, it will just take us an hour longer to reach our destination.

A while later, the radio crackles again: This is your captain speaking, we have lost another engine but were in no danger. Our journey will take an extra two hours though.

Not long after, the captain is on the radio again: Were down to one engine, we can make it safely, but were going to be landing three hours late.

I hope we dont lose the last engine, says the analyst, Well be up here forever.

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