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    My advice on the Probability is to use common sense rather than applying formulaic rules

    I think that the rules detract from an understanding of something that is very straightforward



    And

    if in doubt draw a venn diagram or probability tree (depending on the question)
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    (Original post by raheem94)
    I was surprised by your post, as you said he is the 'best' and asked if we know him.

    I have actually never even heard of him.
    i thought you did was not sure? but anyways lets change in topic so what exams are u doing in suimmer?
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    Step away from the thread

    This is not a healthy place for you

    go back to your work

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    (Original post by TenOfThem)
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    Step away from the thread

    This is not a healthy place for you

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    hahaha yes everyone is against me
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    (Original post by otrivine)
    i thought you did was not sure? but anyways lets change in topic so what exams are u doing in suimmer?
    I am doing FP2, FP3, S1, S2, Phy unit 1,2,4,5 and AEA maths, which units are you taking?

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    hahaha yes everyone is against me
    We are not against you. Questioning someone doesn't means that we are going against you.
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    (Original post by TenOfThem)
    Otrivine

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    Good advice
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    (Original post by raheem94)
    I am doing FP2, FP3, S1, S2, Phy unit 1,2,4,5 and AEA maths, which units are you taking?



    We are not against you. Questioning someone doesn't means that we are going against you.
    its ok im doing S1 D1 C2 C3 C4
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    What in all that's maths is this thread?
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    (Original post by hassi94)
    What in all that's maths is this thread?
    You will need to read it from the start
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    (Original post by raheem94)
    You will need to read it from the start
    I did, I think that was the problem! I'm going to close my browser and never look back now
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    sig fig in most cases is either from the first none zero number before the decimal point or if none before then from the decimal point.

    In special cases with 2+ 0's after the decimal point then it becomes the first non zero number.

    0.000345667667 = 0.0003
    0.00234434 = 0.002
    0.034553 = 0.03
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    It looks like the OP's got the answer now, so I'm going to close this as it's already gone too far off topic to be of any use.
 
 
 
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