Statistics is Made Simple!

Statistics is Made Simple!

by: TATO M. USMAN, MD, MPAIM, DSHRMD
Jurisconsult on Islamic Health

BARMM, 7 Oct 2019 –During the Battle of Badr, Caliph Umar pressured his captive to divulge their numbers but he refused.

The Prophet asked the captive: “How many camel are slaughtered by your group in a day?” He said, “9-10 camels a day”.

The Prophet told to Caliph Umar, “Now you know their estimated numbers”.

Statistically, if 1 camel is consumed by 100 soldiers per day then it is presumed that the soldiers are about 1,000.

Thus, statistics is made simple!

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