Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Hunting > Long Range Hunting & Shooting

Long Range Hunting & Shooting Nightforce Optics


Reply

The Law of Statistics!

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 08-16-2012, 04:25 PM
Gold Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: North Louisiana
Posts: 597
The Law of Statistics!

Digest this.....and come to your own conclusions:

http://riflemansjournal.blogspot.com...-shooters.html
__________________
United States Marines: Giving the enemies of America a chance to die for their cause since 1775!
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 08-16-2012, 06:46 PM
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Allen, TX
Posts: 2,608
Re: The Law of Statistics!

I believe I can say with a 99.5% confidence level based on a normal distribution and two tailed T test that hand selecting a photo of the tiniest group ever shot seems to be the preferred method.

-- richard
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 08-16-2012, 10:42 PM
Gold Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: North Louisiana
Posts: 597
Re: The Law of Statistics!

It may be....but that does not DISCOUNT....the LAW OF PROBABILITY!!

Shoot enough groups....and every now and then...a SCREAMER will pop up! But THAT is not probably indicative of the accuracy of the rifle/load!
__________________
United States Marines: Giving the enemies of America a chance to die for their cause since 1775!
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 08-17-2012, 03:10 PM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Carlsbad, NM
Posts: 155
Re: The Law of Statistics!

Discussion of the central limit theorem would have been of some value here...

He dances all around it, but doesn't actually come out and say it.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:06 PM.


Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
All content ©2010-2014 Long Range Hunting, LLC