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Quantity – Different Kinds of Numbers: Notations
When you think of operations as having a front office component and a back office component, where the front office component provides the public face and the back office component provides the implementation, as we first introduced in the post … Continue reading
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Quantity – Different Kinds of Numbers: Scalars
We’re used to representing quantities by numbers. In this series we’ve been looking at different kinds of quantities, and how certain actions on the numbers are meaningful for some kinds of quantities and meaningless for other kinds of quantities. It … Continue reading
Quantity – Different Kinds of Numbers: Intervals
It is useful to look closely at this graph taken from a Wikipedia article on misleading graphs: The reason given for the graph being misleading is familiar to most of us: the labels on the vertical axis don’t start at … Continue reading
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