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For the last few years, at about this time, I've posted a few maths questions by way of a warm up for the encroaching academic year. I see no reason not to continue this short-lived tradition so here are some more. These are all questions I wrote for this year's Charterhouse Foundation Scholarship Exam which is designed for students in Year 8. We wish to identify those who show most mathematical p...
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Stuart Buck sends in this Onion-worthy delight: The post “Another bad chart for you to criticize” appeared first on Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science. ...
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Somebody writes writes: I am conducting a survival analysis (median follow up ~10 years) of subjects who enrolled on a prospective, non-randomized clinical trial for newly diagnosed multiple myeloma. The data were originally collected for research purposes and specifically to determine PFS and OS of the investigational regimen versus historic controls. The trial has been […] The post Perform...
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The Open Science Collaboration, a team led by psychology researcher Brian Nosek, organized the replication of 100 published psychology experiments. They report: A large portion of replications produced weaker evidence for the original findings despite using materials provided by the original authors, review in advance for methodological fidelity, and high statistical power to detect the […] ...
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Fractal patterns are profoundly human – at least in music. This is one of the findings of a team headed by researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization in Göttingen and Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts following an analysis of the drumming of Jeff Porcaro who played in the band Toto and who many fans believe set new standards. In both the rhythm and...
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Named after the grid system Thomas Jefferson used to apportion land acquired through the Louisiana purchase, the Jefferson Grid Instagram account highlights remnants of the system through satellite shots from…Tags: grid, Thomas Jefferson...
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Crank to earn a penny every 4.5 seconds.Tags: minimum wage, perspective...
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Mathematics enthusiast and author Allex Bellos has created an elliptical pool table and he named it “The Loop Game.” It was supposed to always make the ball go to the table pocket. This can be done by placing the pocket at one of the foci and hitting the ball placed on the other focus. This is easy to […]Math and Multimedia - School math, multimedia, and technology tutorials....
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