Re: Statistics Every Writer Should Know

Subject: Re: Statistics Every Writer Should Know
From: Richard Mateosian <xrm -at- EMAIL -dot- MSN -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 14 Sep 1998 16:15:37 -0700

>Though I STILL haven't found a non-geekoid explanation of 'd/dt'.

Think of it as rate of change with respect to t. For example, if
your distance (m, in miles)traveled as a function of time (t, in
hours) is

m = 30 t

Then (d/dt) m (or dm/dt, as it's usually written) is your speed,
namely 30 mph in this case. ...RM


Richard Mateosian <srm -at- cyberpass -dot- net> www.cyberpass.net/~srm/
Review Editor, IEEE Micro Berkeley, CA

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