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Digits, significant and otherwise; rules for rounding off and the reasoning behind them; some special cases such as... see more

How to deal with error and scatter in measured values; absolute and relative uncertainty. An elementary but thorough... see more

The bell-shaped curve, confidence intervals, using statistical tests of make conclusions, how to lie with statistics.

How to recognize pseudoscience and distinguish it from science; pathological science, junk science, and "bad" science.

Reliability of a measurement; an introduction to simple statistics for science students. Average, mean, deviation from... see more