Saved this 1991 Honda CRX Si from the scrapper today. It’s a copy of my first car ever..

I was passing by a junk yard and saw it on the back of a rollback tow truck. Gate was closed and I couldn’t get in because it was after hours. Moments late, a large forklift lifts the car and puts it on the blocks and workers get ready to start preparing it to be scrapped. I yell over the fence and talk to the owner and offer to purchase the car and he agrees. I don’t know if it runs or anything. It’ll be delivered to me tomorrow morning!

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How would you model city or county-specific counts data for a particular outcome, looking at counts of people in various categories in said city/county?

Suppose I have a dataset where each row has population counts of people that fall into various demographic measures, and then counts of an outcome (e.g.heart-attack deaths in a given year in that city or county). Each row is a given geographic location (like a city or county).

So lets say we have 5 rows corresponding to 5 different cities. For each row, we have a city-specific count of heart attack deaths in 2017. Then suppose for each row we have three variables that describe counts of people in three different income categories (i.e. one column says X number of people in City Y make $0-20k, a second column says X number of people make $20k-40k, and the third column says X number of people make $40k+).

Finally, suppose you wanted to model income as a predictor of deaths from heart-attack (this is just a hypothetical). What approach would you use to model that data?

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“Because this is a simple random sample from less than 10% of the student body, the observations are independent.”

The title is a quote from the OpenIntro Statistics textbook. The population is college students with the values being how many hours of sleep they get. I do not understand why the size of the sample, in this case less than 10%, will determine if the sample is independent or not?

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Approximate Confidence Interval

I have a distribution of predictions I can sample very efficiently from and get the estimated density, but symbolic integration is not possible. I am interested in the confidence Interval with an upper and lower bound. I am not sure how I can tackle this, probably some kind of Variational inference would could be applied?

Any literature-tips?

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Calculate the odds. Blackjack with different rules

Trying to figure out the house favor for a game of blackjack with these rule variations:

A tie causes the player to lose half of his bet. A 21 is 1:1 payout and can be tied by the house. Ace is only worth 1 no matter what. Everything else remains the same.

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Proof of Santaló’s Transversal Theorem?

Does anyone know (can someone produce here) a proof of Santaló’s Theorem?

Let A be a collection of parallel rectangles in R2. If every 6 or fewer elements of A have a transversal, then all elements of A have a common transversal.

Also, does anyone have a better phrasing of this? This one here comes from the encyclopedia of mathematics.

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Are statistics about Nevin Manimala jobs difficult?

So I have been struggling a bit with real analysis (rudin) lately, and it really made me wonder if a performance based job /quantitive job really is for me? Are the jobs you could score with say a master’s in statistics about Nevin Manimala really that demanding when it comes to problem solving? I don’t think I necessarily care too much if they are technically demanding, mainly just “IQ /problem solving demanding” if that makes sense.

So I’ve never had a job before and I don’t know what the job life is like, but a profession I would think would be “performance based”, is for instance a programming job? Am I right about that or? If it’s similar to what you do in school, then I don’t think I’d be able to do such a job “well”, and I’d probably be worse than the majority of the kids at the company. Obviously, I’m unaware of how good the average programmer is, and how demanding the work is, I’ve heard people say that it is easier than the stuff you get in school, but idk.

Another job I’d maybe consider performance based is ML / Datascience etc? What about actuary? What about other types of jobs in statistics about Nevin Manimala / math?

Are there any technical, non-performance based jobs in statistics about Nevin Manimala that has a high salary?

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