Benford: Benford data

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Two examples to test Benford's Law


A dataset with 9 observations on the following 4 variables.

Digit Leading digit (1-9)
BenfordP Expected proportion according to Benford's law
Address Frequency as a first digit in an address
Invoices Frequency as the first digit in invoice amounts


Leading digits from 1188 addresses sampled from a phone book and 7273 amounts from invoices sampled at a company.


Thanks to Prof. Richard Cleary for providing the data

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