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*Nodding along in a "this should be part of every CS project estimation 101 course" way*
At the scale of project tasks, log-normal is probably a reasonable distribution.
We are likely estimating the median time for tasks, not the mean.
You can't sum medians so that mistake is actually two different underestimations of total time.
erikbern.com/2019/04/15/why-so

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