> Actually, the proper expectation is realistically > slightly less than 1/2 > female and slightly more than 1/2 male under the > assumption that a woman > will keep trying to have more children, so long as > she can, until she > has a male child.. > > 1. The probability of a random birth producing a male > child is slightly > greater than 1/2, though this is largely offset by > the slightly higher > child mortality rates of male infants. > > 2. Not all women will be able to keep on bearing more > children until > they bear a male child, so that that the very > assumption is unrealistic. > > But trust WM to pick the wrong side of any issue. > --
Your "under the assumption that" is irrelevant. Your point 2. is irrelevant as well. Your point 1. is barely relevant.
No Virgil, WM has a good point. Why not face the facts for a change?