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Systematic/Statistical errors [distinguish]

  1. Nov 6, 2014 #1


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    I have one fast question. How can people in some results, distinguish between systematic and statistical errors? So that they can write: [itex]x= A^{\pm \delta B (stat)}_{\pm \delta C (syst)}[/itex]?

    I am trying to do the same with a report of mine, but I am not quite sure about whether that's possible or not.
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  3. Nov 6, 2014 #2


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    It is possible, but you need to analyse the design of the experiment in detail.
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