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ISBN: 0575004207 / ISBN-13: 9780575004207

How to lie with statistics

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This book introduces the reader to the niceties of samples (random or stratified random), averages (mean, median or modal), errors (probable, ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 5.000
HBL3973

A timeless classic

by HBL3973 on Apr 10, 2014

My father had this on his bookshelf when I was a kid several decades ago and it is still as fresh and relevant today as ever. I sent the copy I bought this time around to a Stanford professor who had important facts and conclusions, but marred them, in my view, by statistical graphics that unnecessarily distorted the underlying numbers.

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BigJay

Dated, but Hilarious

by BigJay on Mar 18, 2010

This is a great book exposing how statistics can be misused. It is dated, but the info is still accurate.

Wiltpruf

Relevant and Funny

by Wiltpruf on Jan 9, 2009

This is a great little book, with extremely relevant information, delivered with a very tongue-in-cheek style of humor that is very refreshing.

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