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Nature volume 71, page 414 (02 March 1905) | Download Citation

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MAY I be permitted to suggest, with all deference, that Mr. Bateson's statement that his knowledge of mathematics is “nil” must be taken cum grano ! He is now, I believe, largely engaged in the business of counting chickens before they are hatched. How could he do this without some mathematics? As a matter of fact, the research in which he is engaged involves mathematical conceptions of no mean order, yet I presume he knows something about his subject.

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