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nanrod says...

You're absolutely right and given the number of assignments I marked as a TA I am currently hanging my head in shame and embarrassment. At least I didn't say mode.

newtboy said:

Nice try, but that demonstrates Twain had a lack of mathematical knowledge, not intelligence.

Also...I believe you mean 50% falls below the median....mean and average are synonyms. For some reason the phrase "people who live in glass houses" keeps running through my head now....I can't explain why. ;-)

https://www.vocabulary.com/articles/chooseyourwords/mean-median-average/

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nanrod jokingly says...

When I hear this quote I like to respond that actually 50% of the population falls below the mean not the average and if you don't know the difference then we know which side of the curve you are on.

newtboy said:

Not that it answers your question, but you reminded me of a good quote to remember.
“Consider the average intelligence of the common man, then realize 50% are even stupider.” S. Clemens

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nanrod says...

Since this came out I've seen two news items about bigger cows or steers. Apparently this is actually a normal size for an animal that's allowed to live its normal lifespan.

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Not the first time I heard that



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