Avani (avani) wrote,

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5th Time's the Charm

Say you have around 500 numbers for adult human height that do not have units. Min is around 150, Max is around 350. Mean is about 170.

The units could be:
A) Centimeters, and the data sucks (4.9' to 11')
B) Mixed Units (See Also: "Completely Fucking Wrong").
C) HA-Ha

If this is data you are giving someone would you:
A) Apologize, and give some assurance that the rest is ok
B) Indignently mention that outliers are always meaningless, and its a waste of his time to talk about them.
C) Hari-Kiri

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