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Bradley, JR and Farnsworth, DL (2009)

What is Benford's Law?

Teaching Statistics 31(1), pp. 2-6.

ISSN/ISBN: Not available at this time. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9639.2009.00347.x

Abstract: The surprising property of many data sets that their first significant digits follow Benford's Law provides examples that can pique and hold students' interest. Several ideas for student activities are presented.

@article{, author = {Bradley Jonathan R. and Farnsworth David L.}, title = {What Is Benford's Law?}, journal = {Teaching Statistics}, volume = {31}, number = {1}, pages = {2--6}, doi = {10.1111/j.1467-9639.2009.00347.x}, url = {}, }

Reference Type: Journal Article

Subject Area(s): Statistics