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When we measure things, most people are only worried about how accurate, or how close to the actual value, they are. Looking at the process of measurement more carefully, you will see that there is another important consideration: precision.

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Worth Carnahan is one of those Golden Age artists who has fallen into near complete obscurity despite some very good work. For the next few weeks, we'll take a look at some of the puzzle pages he did for Harvey's Champion Comics.Here's number 7 and the last in the series. Check back next week for more puzzles.From Classic Puzzles for the Classroom

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In the previous chapters, Bartle showed that that if f is in M(X,X), then the functions are also in M(X,X). The case of the measurability of the product fg when f, g belong to M(X,X) is a little bit more … Continue reading →

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Until fairly recently, you could throw a handkerchief over the variety of normal distribution questions you might expect to see in an EdExcel S1 exam. It would be one or more of: given a mean and a standard deviation, work out the probability that the random variable is larger or smaller than a given observation (very common) given a probability (as well as $\mu$ and $\sigma$, work out the observation (fairly common) given two observations and two probabilities, work out the mean and standard
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You want to explore the tie knots grammar? get some hands on interaction with it? Try this: http://t.co/bqWEwc6G53
@PeerJCompSci #paper

2015-05-27 16:57:17

michiexile tweeted: @michiexile

Time for my regular reminder NOT to read the comments. ESPECIALLY not on articles to do with me, or containing pictures of me. #ffs

2015-05-27 16:55:21

mathhombre tweeted: @mathhombre

So we did this: https://t.co/crKOe7r7Wf #wodb and bottom left was the tough one. 1st choice, bottom right!

2015-05-27 16:55:16

michiexile tweeted: @michiexile

RT @thePeerJ: 266,682 distinct tie-knots? Now that will keep us busy! Check out PeerJ Computer Science author @michiexile's blog https://t.…

2015-05-27 16:49:38

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RT @depressed_acad: Shout out to Student Minds: I'm embarrassed I hadn't heard about Student Minds before. They are "The UK's Stud... http:…

2015-05-27 16:49:26

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RT @turingfan: Shout out to Student Minds, student mental health charity, from Depressed Academics http://t.co/UwbE4S00Ud @StudentMindsStA …

2015-05-27 16:49:23

DuPriestMath tweeted: @DuPriestMath

Oh no. :( I loved his voice and insight. Such a loss. https://t.co/zkaT1Qz2EK

2015-05-27 16:37:57

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The NISS &SAMSI Mathematics Daily is out! http://t.co/cpjSqMln8q Stories via @firoozye @DrMaths @NSF_MPS

2015-05-27 16:34:49

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