Philosophy of hockey Sabremetrics: Can hockey accurately be measured?
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07-30-2012, 05:43 PM
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It may remained fixed around that ratio.
And if you flip a coin 100 times, it "may" come up heads 100 times. If I were you, I wouldn't sit around all day waiting for it to happen.
I want you to look up variance formulas for a linear combination of random variables - it's in any good stats book.
If you then come back and suggest that anyone would *expect* what you describe to happen, I'm going to assume that you're either not paying attention or have an axe to grind (in either case, I'll direct you to forum specific rule #1).
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