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comment Iteratively Updating a Normal Distribution
Maybe? I'm asking the question because I don't know. Let's say I had a list of 100 integers between 1 and 10, and they have a mean of 7.3 and a stddev of 1.1. Now I'm given a new number, say 8. Of course if I still have the 100 integers, I now have 101 and can recalculate the mean and stddev, but what I'm wondering is if I can do it without knowing the 100 integers, just knowing the mean and stddev and that there were 100. Can Bayes Theorem do this?
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