# Teaching statistics in the physics curriculum: Unifying and clarifying role of subjective probability

@article{DAgostini1999TeachingSI,
title={Teaching statistics in the physics curriculum: Unifying and clarifying role of subjective probability},
author={Giulio D'Agostini},
journal={American Journal of Physics},
year={1999},
volume={67},
pages={1260-1268}
}
• G. D'Agostini
• Published 6 August 1999
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• American Journal of Physics
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