Eli5: difference between t and s distribution in statistics In: Mathematics

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We are learning this concept in a statistical programming course for research methods, and the professor couldn’t be less clear if he tried. Can someone explain the maximum likelihood estimate (MLE) like I’m five? In: Mathematics

If I start at 1 and my goal is to get to 2, I could move to 1.1 and be a little bit closer to 2. Then move to 1.11, and be even closer. Then 1.111, so on and so ...

ELI5; What are random variables and their probability distributions and what are their real world applications? In: Mathematics

What is a Dedekind cut? And why is it relevant in math? In: Mathematics

I’m an engineering student so yea I got calculus. My concern is, while I can solve calculus I don’t really understand what it is really all about. I want to understand it in like objective manner (idk if this make ...

If someone has a success rate of 90%, they fail twice as often as someone who has a success rate of 95% (10 times per 100 vs 5 times per 100) If someone has a success rate of 98% they ...

With Leibniz notation, there is a cool trick where if du/dx = g'(x), then du = g'(x) dx. However, can this be explained using function notation? What is function notation’s version of ‘if du/dx = g'(x), then du = g'(x) ...