A Coin-Toss Experiment, Part II – Limits of the Analogy

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LCGC North America, November 1999, Volume 17, Issue 11
Pages: 1010–1015

Columns | <b>Column: GC Connections</b>

Concluding a two-part column series, this month's "GC Connections" continues the coin-and-coffee-can analogy to represent chromatographic separation. This second part explains how the coin-toss experiment does and does not model situations encountered in real-world chromatography.