About Benford's Law
February 13, 2014 9:17 AM Subscribe
So in many data sets, the leading digit has a 30.1% chance of being 1, and decreasing on down the line.
Fine. But what about NON-leading digits? Are those also irregularly distributed in naturally-occurring data sets, or are they just 11.11% chance, as a layman would expect?
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