Professor name Institution Name Course Date How precise is “very” precise (mediaplayer.pearsoncmg.com From the video it is clearly more précises to imply that the mean height is 5'10.23416" as an accurate measurement of statistics. Rounding off any figure leaves a lot accuracy of the answer being the precise answer is always correct as it doesn’t leave out precisions. Reference Gupta S. (2017 July). Precise Placement of Precordial Electrodes with+/− 0.5 cm Accuracy for Recording ECG in Self-operable Diagnostic Devices. In International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (pp. 529-539). Springer Cham. [...]
mediaplayer.pearsoncmg.com In the video, the statistician says that scientific statements have to be very precise and we have to think hard about whether they are true. This can lead to discussions about: a. How precise is “very” precise? Should we say e.g., that the mean height of US men is 5’10” or would it be more “scientific” to say that it is 5’10.23416”?