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Antonio Rinaldi

I don't understand the following sentences. Do they contain some typos?

"It's pretty obvious that the obesity rate of those who are gym members is lower than that of those who have membership."

"You can reasonably assume that obesity rate for the gym members should be lower than the average obesity rate, for example, if the average is 25%, then perhaps the obesity rate for non-gym members is 15%."


AR: Thanks for spotting the typo. The last part of the first sentence should read "do not have membership". The next part follows, the unspoken rate of obesity for non-members would then be higher than 25% but because there are many more non-members, it doesn't have to be 35% to average 25%.

Antonio Rinaldi

Kaiser: Thank you for your reply. I continue to not understand. Is it my fault or is there another typo? In the post you have written that "then perhaps the obesity rate for non-gym members is 15%" (below average rate) and in your comment you have written that "the unspoken rate of obesity for non-members would then be higher than 25%" (above average rate).
?Maybe in the first cited sentence "non-gym" has to be replaced by "gym"?

Antonio Rinaldi

Sorry, I wanted to write:
?Maybe in the _latter_ cited sentence "non-gym" has to be replaced by "gym"?


AR: Thanks for being persistent! Sometimes, your brain and your eyes don't communicate properly. Now it's fixed.

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