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Difference between Unimodal and Bimodal Distribution

Vineet Nanda
Updated on 16-Dec-2022 16:34:32
Our lives are filled with random factors that can significantly impact any given situation at any given time. The vast majority of scientific fields rely heavily on these random variables, notably in management and the social sciences, although chemistry, engineering, and physics all benefit greatly. Probabilistic and statistical qualities, including the distribution function, are analyzed and quantified. Probability distribution is what is usually meant by the word "distribution" when discussing statistical concepts. A distribution describes a variable's range of possible values and how often they occur. A variable's modality is the value or values that constitute the majority of occurrences ... Read More

Difference between Groupthink and Group Polarization

Vineet Nanda
Updated on 15-Dec-2022 14:53:44
When different groups of individuals get together, there are certain to be disagreements on various issues. When you're in a large group, whether at work, school, or a social event, you can't help but notice the different people you're talking to. Meetings of this nature often lead to "groupthink" or "group polarization, " two phenomena that can have negative effects on everyone involved. At the end of a meeting, people have the opportunity to either give up their own ideas in favor of conforming to those of others or to stick to their own convictions. This phenomenon can be ... Read More

Explain difference between Strong Entity and Weak Entity

Mahesh Parahar
Updated on 16-May-2020 14:36:04
Strong EntityStrong Entity is independent to any other entity in the schema. A strong entity always have a primary key. In ER diagram, a strong entity is represented by rectangle. Relationship between two strong entities is represented by a diamond. A set of strong entities is known as strong entity set.Weak EntityWeak entity is dependent on strong entity and cannot exists without a corresponding strong. It has a foreign key which relates it to a strong entity. A weak entity is represented by double rectangle. Relationship between a strong entity and a weak entity is represented by double diamond. The ... Read More

How are days named?

Samual Sam
Updated on 28-Jan-2020 11:10:31
Have you ever wondered how we named the days of the week and the months of the year? The names sound fanciful enough to draw attention, and exotic enough to fire imagination.More importantly, why not just name them as 1st Day, 2nd Day, 3rd Day, or 1st month, 2nd month, and so on? Read on for some exciting answers that will lead you back in time. And learn more about Friggatriskaidekaphobia, days to get married, days to sneeze and some interesting facts and superstitions about each dayIn this two part series of articles, we look at how Days and Months ... Read More

Google Talks- A Trendy Knowledge Sharing Show

Sharon Christine
Updated on 20-Jan-2020 10:08:59
In the year 2005, with the sole purpose of internal enrichment of its employees, Google started the program, Google talks, thru this program, brings actors, actresses, authors, filmmakers, actresses, musicians, chefs, women, politicians, scientists, innovators and speakers of all kinds, to Google talks centering on their recent works. This program has gained popularity in very short time and it evolved to become a public facing program, reaching millions of viewers, with varieties of interests on YouTube Channel. The talks are hosted by Googlers in Google offices across the world.In this program, a disclaimer is also posted, that the views or ... Read More

Why do people buy Kindle, even though it is a single functional device?

Suman Nanda
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:25
Kindle is great to reduce eye tension. Kindle is absolutely easy on your sight and is very comfortable to read on. As well, the display on the latest Kindle is built to prevent glare, even in sunlight. In addition to that:Perfect Travel-Around PartnerThe Kindle is so small, light and portable that it is straightforward to carry around anywhere you go and also you don't have to worry about the edges of your publication folding anymore. It also helps that your total library suits this tiny device, so you're indulged for choice while on vacation.Read At NighttimeIf you want to learn ... Read More

Why is the term "Bachelor" used in educational qualifications?

Suman Nanda
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:25
A college degree (from Middle Asian baccalaureus) or baccalaureate (from Modern Latin baccalaureates) is an undergraduate academic level awarded by universities and colleges after completion of training lasting three to several years (depending on the organization and academic discipline).Origin of the TermThe definition of bachelor in the twelfth century referred to a knight bachelor, who was too young or poor to gather vassals under his own banner. By simply the end of the 13th century, it was also employed by junior associates of guilds or schools. By folk etymology or wordplay, the word baccalaureus was associated with bacca Laurie ("laurel berry")It was ... Read More

Is it healthy to go with over-the-counter medicines?

Suman Nanda
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:25
Over-the-counter or OTC medicine is also known as nonprescription medicine. OTC medicines are most often used to treat ailments like aches and pains, coughs and the common cold, fever, allergies, skin conditions, and heartburn and other digestive problems. The reasons are easy to understand. OTC medicines are convenient, easily available in groceries and big box stores as well as pharmacies, and they are less expensive than visiting the doctor and perhaps paying for an expensive prescription.Pros and ConsOTC medicines give many people a sense of self-control over their health and well-being. That's all to the good if OVER THE COUNTER ... Read More

What do truck-drivers eat during the long journeys they take?

Suman Nanda
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:25
Since Truck Drivers are mostly on the road and cover kilometers to reach or deliver consignments on time, they cannot have proper food. They have to eat at roadside restaurants which provide low quality food.We certainly have interviewed few drivers to learn much about their lifestyle.One of them was Adash Khan, from Haryana. He travels from Delhi to Haryana, makes 3 trips in a month and he makes just Rs. 8000 per month. He says:"It's a very stressful job as we have to deliver the consignment on time and for that, we get to travel kilometers without proper sleep and ... Read More

Why a living person sinks and a dead person floats in water?

Tejas Charukula
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:25
This might be one of the most confusing questions that have been bothering a common man. The general idea is that because a man is alive he can make himself stay above the water whereas a dead person has no abilities, therefore, he has to sink. But that isn't the case and there is a perfect explanation for this phenomenon.Why a living person sinks?A person only starts to sink into the water when the air in his lungs is replaced with water. Once the body is submerged under the water, then the body stays under the water until the bacteria ... Read More
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