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Khevar
02.10.2013 , 06:03 PM | #14
Quote: Originally Posted by Darth_Sweets View Post
Actually the confidence interval test is valid with almost any sample size ...
This is incorrect. Sample size affects the confidence interval test.

Going back to gambling, rolling a hard 10 hop is a one in 36 chance.

And yet, it is not hard to sit at a craps table and roll the dice 400 times and only see a single hard 10. It's just too small a sample size.

In modeling statistics of purely random events (e.g. a dice roll) it requires a very large sample size for any deviation to have any real value.

Your post tile claims "Reverse Engieering is not 20%" That conclusion is WAY too broad for the data you present.