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by Bozongle
December 9th, 2015, 10:06 am
Forum: 2016 Question Marathons
Topic: Disease Detectives B/C
Replies: 113
Views: 15017

Re: Disease Detectives B/C

What is the difference between incidence and prevalence? Explain how each is calculated. Answer|Incidence is the measure of the rate of new cases occuring in a specified population, while prevalence is the proportion of cases currently present in a specified population Incidence is # of new cases/t...
by Bozongle
December 9th, 2015, 10:02 am
Forum: 2016 Study Events
Topic: Disease Detectives B/C
Replies: 96
Views: 17929

Re: Disease Detectives B/C

Do we need to know the different sub-types of statistical tests (such as one-tail and two-tail Z-Tests)? I have Chi-square and One Sample Z-Test down, but the list seems endless. :( The Statistic Overview on soinc.org (https://www.soinc.org/sites/default/files/uploaded_files/16_DISEASE_STATISTICS_C...
by Bozongle
December 9th, 2015, 9:55 am
Forum: 2016 Lab Events
Topic: Experimental Design B/C
Replies: 85
Views: 14842

Re: Experimental Design B/C

I've been in Experimental Design for a few years now and the same question still comes to mind: When getting to a very competitive level (i.e. the teams competing know the rubric inside and outside, word for word in their head), for example, top 10 at Nationals, how are teams distinguished in rank? ...
by Bozongle
March 21st, 2015, 5:51 pm
Forum: 2015 Invitationals, Regionals, and States
Topic: Indiana 2015
Replies: 45
Views: 8281

Re: Indiana 2015

Yeah, Indiana has been on the verge of 1 vs 2 teams the past few years anyways, doesn't surprise me that a factor like that restricted us to 1 team.
by Bozongle
February 3rd, 2015, 11:48 am
Forum: 2015 Lab Events
Topic: Forensics C
Replies: 40
Views: 12226

Re: Forensics C

Just got back from my first full experience of Forensics at competition... and I failed! I was not expecting a full on crime scenario to take up the entire event. I was moreso expecting half exam and half scenario, I guess I was wrong. I was under pressure the entire time and having 10 bunsen burner...
by Bozongle
January 20th, 2015, 3:14 pm
Forum: 2015 Invitationals, Regionals, and States
Topic: Indiana 2015
Replies: 45
Views: 8281

Re: Indiana 2015

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by Bozongle
May 20th, 2014, 7:37 pm
Forum: 2014 Build Events
Topic: Rotor Egg Drop B
Replies: 100
Views: 23906

Re: Rotor Egg Drop B

Congrats to everyone who did rotor egg drop this year! Does anyone know the winning time? I got 4th (really close to a $3k scholarship arggg) with something between 8.2 and 8.6 (I didn't time it, but my friend took video) I noticed a lot of people hit the wall (including Daniel Wright.) I got lucky...
by Bozongle
May 20th, 2014, 7:34 pm
Forum: General Competition
Topic: Least Favorite Event?
Replies: 87
Views: 9886

Re: What is your least favorite event?

I would have to say Metric Mastery. The event itself doesn't seem to have much scientific basis, other than the understanding of the metric system. Other than that, it doesn't have much real value in the advanced world of science, especially estimation. It seems kind of stupid to try to master estim...
by Bozongle
May 20th, 2014, 10:33 am
Forum: 2014 Nationals
Topic: 2014 National Tournament: University of Central Florida
Replies: 151
Views: 25223

Re: 2014 National Tournament: University of Central Florida

Yeah, Wackadoos was pretty WACK. :D
In all seriousness though, after my first meal there I ended up getting Qdoba for every meal for the rest of the trip.
by Bozongle
May 19th, 2014, 4:09 pm
Forum: 2014 Lab Events
Topic: Shock Value B/Circuit Lab C
Replies: 70
Views: 19957

Re: Shock Value B/Circuit Lab C

Wow, I thought I would be the only one to not know Norton/Thevenin's theorem. I wish I had gotten really hard Shock Value tests like this before, all my previous tests I had taken like State/New Albany/etc are all 10x easier than what the nats test was like... I'm also guessing winning team (Muscate...

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