[R] OT --- grammar.
peter@|@ng|e|der @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Mon Jun 25 00:17:01 CEST 2018
I would use "the number of degrees of freedom is defined... ".
On Sun, Jun 24, 2018 at 2:46 PM Rolf Turner <r.turner using auckland.ac.nz> wrote:
> Does/should one say "the degrees of freedom is defined to be" or "the
> degrees of freedom are defined to be"?
> Although value of "degrees of freedom" is a single number, the first
> formulation sounds very odd to my ear.
> I would like to call upon the collective wisdom of the R community to
> help me decide.
> Thanks, and my apologies for the off-topic post.
> Rolf Turner
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