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Bob
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Benford's Law ?
Posted:
Mar 11, 2010 8:12 AM


Hello,
Not a mathematician, but have been reading up a bit on Benford's law. Trying to understand it. Particularly its limitations. Glad I found this Group.
Questions:
a. If we assume we have a truly random distribution of numbers, does the law apply ?
b. In general, can someone please outline the limitations of the law, and when it is, and is not, applicable ?
c. Also, I have seen the term "uniform distribution." What does this mean, please ? Examples ?
Much thanks, Bob



