Sentence Examples

  • These numbers have been taken as a basis for calculation of population, and one statistician reasoned that if 50,000 were buried in one churchyard 100,000 should represent the whole mortality of London.
  • LAMBERT ADOLPHE JACQUES QUETELET (1796-1874), Belgian astronomer, meteorologist and statistician, was born at Ghent on the 22nd of February 1796, and educated at the lyceum of that town.
  • WILLIAM FARR (1807-1883), English statistician, was born at Kenley, in Shropshire, on the 30th of November 1807.
  • It is largely due to the overlooking of this phase of the question that an American statistician has fallen into the error of stating that about 16s.
  • SIR ROBERT GIFFEN (1837-1910), British statistician and economist, was born at Strathaven, Lanarkshire.