Decimal points

Dennis R Redmond dredmond at OREGON.UOREGON.EDU
Sat Jul 11 17:17:24 PDT 1998

On Sat, 11 Jul 1998, Brad De Long wrote:

> Total Killed/Average
> Rulers Population...
> ====== ============
> USSR 25%
> China 9%

Eh? Since when did Stalin kill a quarter of Russia, or Mao a tenth of China? Hitler's armies did their absolute worst to Poland, and managed to kill only a tenth of the population over six years or so. Shouldn't there be a decimal point in there (2.5, 0.9)?

-- Dennis

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