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by typhy
Mon Mar 25, 2013 5:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103729
Views: 25565064

Re: 1190: "Time"

by typhy
Mon Jun 18, 2012 4:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1070: "Words for Small Sets"
Replies: 238
Views: 30300

Re: 1070: "Words for Small Sets"

I've always done it as such: Couple = 2 Few = 3-5 Several = 6-9 Handful = Literally a handful of said object, e.g. a handful of candy. I never understood it when people/survey results sometimes say 'a handful of people...' because it just doesn't quantify in my mind. I don't really use any more meas...
by typhy
Mon Mar 19, 2012 4:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1031: "s/keyboard/leopard"
Replies: 97
Views: 29894

Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

I have a chrome extension called Ponify, which replaces words with more pony-like versions. The replacement list is editable. I just added keyboard -> leopard.
by typhy
Fri Apr 29, 2011 4:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0892: "Null Hypothesis"
Replies: 58
Views: 28620

Re: 0892: "Null Hypothesis"

I'm assuming the punchline here is that he heard in a study somewhere that the 'Null Hypothesis' (of that study) was disproved. It's a classic comic of ignorance and misunderstanding.
by typhy
Wed Dec 01, 2010 4:39 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Graphing!
Replies: 4
Views: 604

Graphing!

I'm in the tenth grade, and I've been challenged by my math teacher to graph the bat symbol, because we were working with piecewise defined functions lately. After about four days of working and learning about ellipses and quadratics, I have successfully made it on my TI-84. I'll post my Y= if you a...

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