Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2001 13:30:05 -0800
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From: "David L. Cassell" <Cassell.David@EPAMAIL.EPA.GOV>
Subject: Re: stepping through arrays ...
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Stumped wrote [in part]:
> I have a list of variables d1-dnth and I'm looking for a quick
> computing the average of d1-d5, d6-d10, etc. AND and also compute the
> average of d1-d5, d2-d6, d3-d7, etc. Then compare the differences in
> averages between the two methods.
Paul and Greg already gave you good answers to this [as usual!]. But
I have a question. Why would you want to do this? I'm serious. The
statistical ramifications are fairly well understood. So unless you're
this as a demonstration, I don't see why you would need to go through
exercise in the first place.
David Cassell, CSC
Senior computing specialist