Monday, July 17, 2006

7/17/06 Benford's Law

I was watching a rerun of the show "Numb3rs" and they referred to Benford's Law. The law "states that in lists of numbers from many (but not all) real-life sources of data, the leading digit 1 occurs much more often than the others (about 30% of the time). Furthermore, the larger the digit, the less likely it is to occur as the leading digit of a number." I just thought it was cool.

While we're talking math and numbers, check out these math problems.

Remember the guy dancing around the world? He's back in action.

The greatest part about minor league baseball is the wacky promotions - Here are the 10 most outrageous minor league baseball promotions.

"The Charleston RiverDogs tried to play the quietest game ever on “Silent Night” in 2003. There was no talking for the first five innings, and fans wore duct tape over their mouths. Fans held posters that said “YEAH!,” “BOO!” and “HEY, BEER MAN!”"

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