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Census data released – Tuesday 11 December

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Mathematics of bookmaking “In gambling parlance, making a book is the practice of laying bets on the various possible outcomes of a single event. The term originates from the practice of recording such wagers in a hard-bound ledger (the ‘book’) and gives the English language the term bookmaker for the person laying the bets and […]

Benford’s Law or First Digit Law

“ Notice that the distribution of first digits for “cash in wallet” is nearly identical to “first digit of street address.” One might expect that the distribution would be uniform — meaning that a street address beginning with 5 is just as likely as one beginning with 9. But it is not. In fact the […]