How to Lie with Statistics
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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, standard or unintentional), graphs, indexes and other tools of democratic persuasion.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 126 x 194 x 10mm | 99.79g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Repr.
  • maps
  • 0140136290
  • 9780140136296
  • 30,841

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A pleasantly subversive little book, Guaranteed to undermine your faith in the almighty statistic.show more

About Darrell Huff

Darrell Huff (1913-2001) was a professional writer. He lived in Carmel, California.show more

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