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Topic: Which prices are fake?
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Glen Barnett

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Registered: 12/6/04
Re: Which prices are fake?
Posted: Sep 17, 2004 12:12 AM
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tafeltennis@mwpenderis.mailshell.com (Martin Penderis) wrote in message news:<e4fa4b6f.0409161037.2f96728a@posting.google.com>...
> One of the following two lists gives the closing prices of shares in a
> certain section (company names are not given). The other list was
> made up.
> List 1:
> 84, 1347, 20, 202, 100, 829, 828, 970, 257, 540, 319, 605, 1591, 640,
> 9900, 254, 310, 541, 487, 810, 415, 370, 96, 466, 274, 751, 540, 1660,
> 1060, 490
> List 2:
> 54, 462, 97, 2164, 850, 527, 53, 18, 46, 422, 69, 23, 555, 347, 933,
> 4216, 666, 925, 89, 96, 197, 208, 58, 223, 652, 290, 765, 98, 222, 17
> Which list is the one that was made up? What is your reason for
> choosing that one?
> If you do not know where to start, do a search on Benford's rule.


I suggest you do exactly as the last sentence says, and search
for "Benford's rule". It would have taken no more effort than
posting your homework did.

Glen





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