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GCBL: It's no longer "early".

Three weeks in the books and the teams who are off to a fast start are pleased with themselves. The teams who have started slowly say “it’s early”. 410 more words

Think Stats - Chapter 6 - Exercise 1

In this chapter we will be briefly looking over skewness, random variables, PDFs, Convolution and the Normal distribution.

This example will look at the skewness of income for the population of the United States. 144 more words

Allen B. Downey

what led you here??

Every once and a while I look at the search terms that people have used that have led them to my blog.  Just out of curiosity.  198 more words

Childhood Sexual Abuse

Think Stats - Chapter 5 - Exercise 8

Elvis Presley’s Twin:

Twins are estimated to be approximately 1.9% of the worlds population, with mono-zygotic twins 0.2% of the total and all twins 8%. 88 more words

Allen B. Downey

Think Stats - Chapter 5 - Exercise 7


There are two bags of M&Ms. One was produced before 1995 when there was no blue M&M and one after. The pre 1995 M&Ms consisted of 30% Brown, 20% Yellow, 20% Red, 10% Green, 10% Orange and 10% Tan. 174 more words

Allen B. Downey

Masters Tournament 1956

The sixth ABC Masters was held in Rochester, May 12-16, 1956. All bowling for the field of 192 men was at the Community War Memorial. In the final showdown, losers bracket survivor Ray Bluth defeated tournament leader Dick Hoover, 879-831, to force another match. 8 more words


Two Start Pitchers for Week 4 of the 2014 MLB season.

Week four brings us a bevy of two start pitching. Some of it good, some of it bad, and some of it will be not as good as you may expect. 1,340 more words