A Purpose For Frt Car Distribution Studies. Was: Re: Re

Steve Lucas <stevelucas3@...>

Wrong phrase, from an admitted statistical neophyte. I should have
referred to the "law of large numbers".


Steve Lucas.

.--- In STMFC@..., "Mike Brock" <brockm@...> wrote:

Steve Lucas writes:


After reading this thread for some time, I have to agree with your
basic premise. Most major through transcon routes such as the UP in
Wyoming would very likely have over a given period, percentages of
each road's boxcars in keeping with the national averages. The law
of averages supports this."

Well...perhaps someone's law of averages supports it but the data
does not.
Can you explain that?

Mike Brock

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