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# mrmac

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Sat 29 Dec, 2012 02:43 pm - Very good! You are able to get a lot out of not very much data. (view)
Tue 25 Dec, 2012 05:38 pm - markr - unfortunately I have gotten to a point that any further "discussion" would probably be seen as argumentative, and since the holder of the data is my niece's fiance, I'll... (view)
Mon 24 Dec, 2012 04:55 pm - I feel as though the argument shifted during the discussion. Here was the first report: ______________ "The good news was that overall, we picked a wine’s price point (low, medium or... (view)
Mon 24 Dec, 2012 04:32 pm - My thinking was that if you were making a sample space, x! would represent the number of rows (permutations), x would represent the number of columns, and x!x would represent the total number of... (view)
Fri 21 Dec, 2012 07:14 am - markr - would you please evaluate my thinking as discussed above and encapsulated below: If we let x = # of types of wines, there would be x!x "choices" with x! likely... (view)
Tue 18 Dec, 2012 06:37 am - dalehileman - I'm more than a little rusty regarding logic - it's been almost 50 years since my last class. If I used "or," would I have to explain that I was using the... (view)
Mon 17 Dec, 2012 03:13 pm - I tested 1234 and markr's sample space and solipsister's method work. The probability of randomly choosing the most expensive wine is 1 in 4. If you were trying to randomly pick the... (view)
Fri 14 Dec, 2012 08:37 am - I hadn't thought that the answer could be derived as easily as that. My initial thought was that, sure, if there were 5 wines and you had to place one of them in its correct price range, the... (view)
Fri 14 Dec, 2012 04:56 am - I was joking - but then hoped that you weren't! I do appreciate your help and your clear explanation. (view)
Thu 13 Dec, 2012 03:24 pm - graduate, graduate student, ??? (view)

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