Monday, October 03, 2005

Three Statisticians: Measuring by Average

measuring by averages story

Three statisticians went hunting in the woods. Before long, one of them pointed to a plump pigeon in a tree, and the three of them stopped and took aim. The first fired, missing the bird by a couple of inches to the left. Immediately afterwards the second fired, but also missed, a couple of inches to the right. The third put down his gun exclaiming, 'Great shooting lads, on average I reckon we got it...'

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