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Liberals Have All The Answers, But Their Answers Aren't Actually True

Ken5061 Wrote: Jan 20, 2013 12:01 PM
I think the term we are reaching for on average temperature of the earth is the 'correct' average temperature. Yes it is easy to calculate an average, much like a true/false quiz. My students could answer a yes/no question without hesitation, but, their answer had only a 50% chance of being correct. It was easy, though.

Moonbat Exterminator wrote: JR, your assertion that computing a single number for the average temperature of the planet is mathematically impossible is incorrect. It would in fact be a simple, straightforward calculation. In statistics, it's called the mean of sampling means. The weakness of such a statistic is that the enormous variability in the data far exceeds the variability in that number. Even the 90 % confidence interval would be much larger than the variations in that average, making it useless from a practical standpoint. - Al Gore Warming

Dear Moon,

I think we are talking about two different things,...