In many types of democratic vote, a bare majority (technically, 50 per cent +1) is enough to decide outcomes. But often constitutional changes â€“ changes which would affect the basic structures or political rules of the game â€“ are regarded as needing ‘supermajoritiesâ€™ of, say, 60 or 70 per cent. A basic change in the sovereign political unit would certainly count as a constitutional change. If the Bs get to vote, we might be concerned if only a bare majority favoured secession, es
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1.4.10 A note on accuracy
This Unit will introduce you to a number of ways of representing data graphically and of summarising data numerically. You will learn the uses for pie charts, bar charts, histograms and scatterplots. You will also be introduced to various ways of summarising data and methods for assessing location and dispersion.
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1.4.8 The standard deviation
This Unit will introduce you to a number of ways of representing data graphically and of summarising data numerically. You will learn the uses for pie charts, bar charts, histograms and scatterplots. You will also be introduced to various ways of summarising data and methods for assessing location and dispersion.
Author(s): The Open University

1.4.7.3 Interquartile range for the SIRDS data
This Unit will introduce you to a number of ways of representing data graphically and of summarising data numerically. You will learn the uses for pie charts, bar charts, histograms and scatterplots. You will also be introduced to various ways of summarising data and methods for assessing location and dispersion.
Author(s): The Open University

1.4.7.2 Quartiles when the sample size is awkward
This Unit will introduce you to a number of ways of representing data graphically and of summarising data numerically. You will learn the uses for pie charts, bar charts, histograms and scatterplots. You will also be introduced to various ways of summarising data and methods for assessing location and dispersion.
Author(s): The Open University

4.7: Quartiles and the interquartile range
This Unit will introduce you to a number of ways of representing data graphically and of summarising data numerically. You will learn the uses for pie charts, bar charts, histograms and scatterplots. You will also be introduced to various ways of summarising data and methods for assessing location and dispersion.
Author(s): The Open University

After studying this unit you should be able to:

• acquire and critically apply the research, analytical and evaluative skills needed for effective practice and the promotion of equality across universal and specialist services for children;

• develop a skilled, dynamic and ethical approach to working with children;

• understand and analyse the contributions of different approaches to the study of children, childhood and families, and recognise the potenti
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McKinsey Chief-U.S., European Growth Lags
Mar. 1 - Global Managing Director of McKinsey & Co. Dominic Barton says China's economy is moving from investment-based growth to consumption-based growth, while Europe and the U.S. lag behind.
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Alcoa, McKinsey Heads on Job Creation
Mar. 1 - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Alcoa Klaus Kleinfeld says the company's growth projects will support an environment in which jobs are created.
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127: The next Microsoft: Here's a partial list...
Innovation is flourishing despite a decline in venture capital funding. Silicon Valley veteran Adeo Ressi shares his predictions for life-changing technologies looking for funding.
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Recall Alexander Faludy's difficulties in learning to read and write, and the other behavioural characteristics associated with having dyslexia. You might have noticed that many features of dyslexia point to a difficulty with some aspects of memory. That is, people with dyslexia have difficulty with tasks that require short-term memory processing such as mental arithmetic, writing and learning new information. However, these tasks have an additional feature in common: they contain a phonologi
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Who Discovered the First Dinosaur Fossils?
Various early human cultures recognized fossils of extinct dinosaurs and other groups as bones of dead animals or mythical dragons, including Native Americans and, especially the Chinese, some of whom still use ground up fossil bones in medical treatments. But the first scientific account about a dinosaur fossil was not published until 1677 in Europe. Then, Englishman Robert Plot described the lower end of a thighbone that formed the knee of Megalosaurus, a carnivorous dinosaur common in Jurass
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Breakingviews: Dimon vs Weill
July 30 - Jeffrey Goldfarb and Antony Currie discuss the subtext of Jamie Dimon's management shakeup at JPMorgan given his former mentor Sandy Weill's recent comments about breaking up banks.
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Joining forces for good
Could inter-religious approaches help resolve the situation in the Middle East?

In this podcast Rev. David Burrell - Hesburgh Professor Emeritus in Philosophy and Theology at the University of Notre Dame - talks about his astonishing career and work in the field of comparative theological study.

Management is not a profession
There is no definable body of knowledge that constitutes the skills of management says Dr Richard Barker, a former Director of the Cambridge MBA. It has no professional body controlling membership, enabling practice or exclusion and there can never be one because "management does not have a narrowly defined body of knowledge
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Reuters Today: Spain budget relief, up next France
Sept. 28 - Spain set to reveal the size of the hole in its banking system today, after its 2013 budget helped to soothe markets. France's Hollande to unveil his 2013 budget later today
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How to Remove Hidden Information
This video details how to remove hidden content such as links, actions, and JavaScript in a PDF file usnig the new Protection Panel in Acrobat X Std. or Pro.
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Getting Started (GS): What is Flash Professional CS5?
Learn about Flash CS5, the industry-standard tool for creating interactive, rich media content, including animation and applications for the web, the desktop, and even mobile devices.
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GS-10: Guided edit mode
Learn how to use the Guided Edit mode. Guided Edit walks you through some basic editing tasks as well as some of the neat features in Elements. Use with either Photoshop Elements version 7 or 8.
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GS-09: Moving files
See why it's best to use the Organizer when moving files from one location to another. Learn how to reconnect files you've moved outside of Elements. Use with either Photoshop Elements version 7 or 8.
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