Alicia Parlapiano and Adam Pearce for the New York Times elegantly show a handful of percentages in this quick scroller. Nice, simple guidance through the values.
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I call myself a statistician, because, well, I’m a statistics graduate student. However, the most important things I’ve learned are less formal, but have proven extremely useful when working/playing with data.
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