
Re: What is the average number of errors per 100 pages of a math book?
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Dec 8, 2012 9:01 AM


Tonicopm@yahoo.com wrote:
> On Saturday, December 8, 2012 3:18:03 PM UTC+2, Victor Porton wrote: >> Tonicopm@yahoo.com wrote: >> >> > On Friday, December 7, 2012 8:47:11 PM UTC+2, Victor Porton wrote: >> >> > >> >> >> What is the average number of errors per 100 pages of a math book? >> >> > >> >> > Besides agreeing compeltely with Arturo's comment, the question here >> >> > could be: why are you interested? Are you trying to find out whether >> > you >> >> > make the cut or what? >> >> >> >> I try to estimate whether my draft book is good in this respect compared >> >> with other authors. >> > > *** I still don't understand: how will you do that? If you've already > spotted mistakes in your book, then you msut correct them...right? > Otherwise, you will have to wi until other peopl read the book and spot > the mistakes and tell you. THat's kind of annoying, I guess. ***
I calculate with the supposition that I've corrected ALL mistakes in chapters 1, 2, 3 (these are in some respects simpler to spot errors than chapter 4). I estimate that the number of errors per page is the same in chapters 1, 2, 3, but these were easy to find.
>> >> http://www.mathematics21.org/binaries/volume1.pdf >> >> >> >>  >> >> Victor Porton  http://www.mathematics21.org
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