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Exercise 2.9.6 (pages 37-38) (f) What fraction ... [deleted]
Exercise 3.10.23 (page 71) (b) What does the Google calculator ...
(c)(d)(e)
(b) Find a website that tells you the number
of days in a year, accurate to at least four
decimal places.
Rewrite (c)(d)(e) appropriately.
Table 7.13 (page 165) 25% of the excess over $39,600 25% of the excess over $36,900
Exercise 8.5.11 (c) (page 192) speed increases by 5 mpg. speed increases by 5 mph.
Equation 10.2 (page 224) 0.0616... 1.01616...
Exercise 12.7.3 (e) (page 255) www.srh.noaa.gov/ffc/?n=pop www.weather.gov/ffc/pop
Table 13.3 (page 264) total 68 total 65
Section 13.2 (page 265, lines 2-3) It means about ... that condition. [deleted]
Exercise 13.7.8 (b) (page 273) Construct the contingency table ... Identify the false positives and
calculate the false positive rate.
Explain the costs and benefits.

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Chapter 4
[nothing] We mine the internet for data about inflation
and use the 1+ technique from Chapter 3
to unravel its subtleties.
Preface (page xvii) blog for the years 2008-2014 blog for the years 2010-2014
Section 1.3 (page 4) (among other things) for for (among other things)
Equation 2.5 (page 25) cancelled euro no euro
Section 2.3 (page 27) web sites websites
Chapter 2 (page 30) ... English system).
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Exercise 2.9.4(f) (page 38) web sites websites
Section 6.13 (page 137, line 5) The black data points ... shows The black data points ... show
Figure 8.8 (page 187) Crime rate falls! --- Fear on the rise! Fear on the rise! --- Crime rate falls!
About the Authors (page 307, line -2) primary primarily