ERIC Number: EJ823589
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jan
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Reference Count: 17
What Is Benford's Law?
Bradley, Jonathan R.; Farnsworth, David L.
Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, v31 n1 p2-6 Jan 2009
The surprising property of many data sets that their first significant digits follow Benford's Law provides examples that can pique and hold students' interest. Several ideas for student activities are presented.
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