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|Table of Contents Appendix Exercises Weight Loss of Coins|
|See also: survey of exercises, linear regression|
|Suppose you have to solve the following problem. Some department of the mint wants to know whether their coins lose weight during usage over the years. They have therefore collected 114 coins of the same kind, but of different minting date, spanning a range of three decades. All of the coins are washed, dried, and weighted thereafter. The results are stored in file COINS.|
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