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Offline Jason.Wike

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« on: February 23, 2012, 11:59:46 PM »
Please pray that I start to understand statistics. I was fine with it the first few weeks but now it is just crazy... I'm trying to use outside sources and the net (oh yeah, the book is horrible too, written by the head of the mathematics department at my university, its incredibly useless) but its not helping much.
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Re: statistics...
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2012, 12:16:16 AM »
Lord have mercy on Jason.
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Re: statistics...
« Reply #2 on: February 24, 2012, 12:43:34 AM »
Lord, have mercy.

I just had my own run-in with statistics on an exam recently. Fortunately it wasn't the focus of the class, just learning how to use Excel to simulate statistical problems. On the down side, I've got an actual statistics class coming up in a few months.
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Re: statistics...
« Reply #3 on: February 24, 2012, 12:44:40 AM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: statistics...
« Reply #4 on: February 24, 2012, 01:44:05 AM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: statistics...
« Reply #5 on: February 24, 2012, 04:10:56 AM »
Please Jesus, have mercy.
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Re: statistics...
« Reply #6 on: February 24, 2012, 11:38:00 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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