Celebrity advice (was: Advice to a Junior in High School?)

Andrew Dalke adalke at mindspring.com
Wed Aug 27 21:01:20 CEST 2003


Me:
> Given a population of 4 billion (roughly, over the century) and assuming
> the US rate is average for the world, that's
>
> >>> 4000000000 / 100000. * 9.2
> 368000.0
> >>>
>
> or roughly 0.5% of the deaths attributed to murders in the cause of
> war.  Roughly in line with Terry's claims.

Oops!  That's *per* *year*.  Multiply by 100 to get the number
of homicides in a century == 37 million.

                    Andrew
                    dalke at dalkescientific.com






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