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Topic: [ap-stat] The difficulty of our task.....
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Bell Erik

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[ap-stat] The difficulty of our task.....
Posted: Oct 22, 2011 8:52 PM
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I know that John Q. Public may have very little knowledge of statistics but this is ridiculous. A direct quote from a broadcaster on a college football game today:

"He has rushed 15 times for 30 yards. That is just under two yards per carry."

Really? Is it that bad out there?


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