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anonymous
 5 years ago
In probability, when you add or subtract 1/2 for continuity correction, is the 1/2 an arbitrary convention? Wouldn't it be better to use a smaller fraction?
anonymous
 5 years ago
In probability, when you add or subtract 1/2 for continuity correction, is the 1/2 an arbitrary convention? Wouldn't it be better to use a smaller fraction?

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no its not arbitrary, you have to use 0.5 by definition of the continuity correction.
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