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Newmark is the founder of Craigslist. You will even see it in newspapers. The report did not break those down by state. I say, why use a construction that is either illogical or ambiguous when you have a perfectly good alternative? B is 75% shorter than A. Dispatchers said they had received a 911 hang up from the same number just days prior.

Feel free to join the discussion there E. In this example, Voltaire observes that 150 million is four times more than 30 million, though it is also clearly five times as much as 30 million. After circling the airport for half an hour, the crew noticed the tires were intact but the flaps had been damaged. But Cruz was placed on the False side on 15 of 21 evaluations 71 percent , and O'Rourke was rated on the False side three times out of 12 25 percent. Thus I would rephrase my previous suggestions: How many less times will we get a red ball than a white ball? If one person or party makes a series of inaccurate statements, we tend to fact-check more of their statements. I would avoid all of these, to be honest.

Rope B is 3 times shorter than rope A. If yours is 2 m long, mine is 6 m long. It works only because a bank account can go into the negative. Jim Jordan, Ohio Republican, countered that federal employees with a college degree make 21 percent more than comparable private-sector employees. Strangely, as you make it even more times smaller, it starts getting thicker again, coming back up from zero? In the first example, Bill probably worked 20 hours that month. Neither did the American Federation of Government Employees, a major labor union for federal workers.

According to the police report, officers found Reston in his car and he admitted to calling 911 and not having an emergency. But language isn't logical, especially not idiom, so I suppose I cannot call my argument objective. Officers say he previously made identical calls in Tampa, Port St. How many times more are the chances of getting a red ball than getting a white ball, probabilities for both being between 0 and 1. Most of them were doctors, dentists or public health workers, which is perhaps not surprising given that the National Institutes of Health is in Bethesda. We fact-check inaccurate statements, not political parties.

See now how this is nonsense? How many times is the chance of getting a red ball the chance of getting a white ball? Would it be better to use the sentences below if I wanted either an answer of 1. For example, in these examples: 1C. How many times less are the chances of getting a red ball than a white ball? We let the factual chips fall where they may. Rope A is 3 times longer than rope B. PolitiFact has been sustained by large grants from liberal foundations including the Ford Foundation, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and the leftist Craig Newmark Foundation. Man charged with misuse of 911 in St.

About 17 percent were in medicine and 32 percent were engineers. Connolly won the argument, with the House voting 259-161 to approve the raises. This is a rare example where it makes sense. If B is three times as much as A, then B is two times more than A — not three times more than A. How to do it right? That's 69 percent of the time. It may be possible that the outcomes may not have equal chance of occuring unlike the cases of the coin and die. Six of them were on the False side 50 percent , zero Pants on Fire.

Bill worked a negative 1,800 hours last month? Oh, do be careful here! While the watchdogs said the report should spur cuts, Congress appears to be moving in the other direction. Thanks Unlce Jack and JulianStuart. The trouble here is you are asking questions about probabilities, not apples or the sizes of houses, and whoever invented the English language really didn't like probabilities, and failed to create the necessary vocabulary and syntax. Even after her country had settled its differences with England with the signing of a treaty at the tail end of 1814, the Skylark Line stayed clear of the English trade, because the availability of warehousing was still a serious problem. B has four times as many balls as A, but he has three times more balls than A. What some people do say is that B is four times shorter than A. How many less times are the chances of getting a red ball than a white ball? We are always on the lookout for bad information that needs correcting.

Augustine visitor Maurice Lafleur called it unacceptable. This is correct English for expressing this relationship. I think they mean one third. People say this, but I would never support such use. Let's assume that for all my examples below there are 9 white balls and 5 red balls in the box.

Because wealthy Americans tend to be larger shareholders than middle-income earners, they receive the vast benefit of the tax cuts. If I keep taking one ball after the other until there's nothing left in the box, then how many fewer times will I get a red ball than a white ball? Two more versions of the same thing: How many times the probability of getting a red ball is that of getting a white ball? How many times are the chances of getting a red ball than getting a white ball, probabilities for both being between 0 and 1. An analysis by Americans for Tax Fairness found that by 2027, when the tax law is fully implemented, 83 percent of all tax-cut benefits will go to the top 1 percent. Five were True or Mostly True, and one was Half True. Rope A is 3 times longer than rope B. This special paper is 5 times thinner than a human hair.