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You are not logged in. #1 20060301 04:24:40
statistics anyone help?hi, all i'm new here, so some help would be fab, i'm doing a statistics assignment and need a little guidance. I need to decide out of two of my results which is best which i'm ok with but then i need to say whether there are any other factors i need to take into account any ideas anyone on what factors i need to consider? #2 20060301 04:31:44
Re: statistics anyone help?I've never studied statistics, but those who have can't help you untill you tell them the actual problem. A logarithm is just a misspelled algorithm. #3 20060301 04:35:33
Re: statistics anyone help?ah thankyou, thought i'd do that but wasn't sure! ok here goes i have to decide out of two fertilisers which has performed best then which i'm fine with have decided on that part ok, then i have to say what other factors might be taken into account. #4 20060301 06:15:01
Re: statistics anyone help?Well I'm sure different plants require different types of nutrients more then others. So the fact that one fertilizer worked better then other may mean nothing if your using it on different types of plants. The same results are not garenteed. A logarithm is just a misspelled algorithm. #5 20060301 08:17:45
Re: statistics anyone help?This sounds more like a science problem than statistics. There aren't really any outside factors when it comes to statistics, but when it comes to collecting data (science), there are (hypothetically) infinitely many. "In the real world, this would be a problem. But in mathematics, we can just define a place where this problem doesn't exist. So we'll go ahead and do that now..." 