How to Lie with Statistics (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
128
Utgivningsdatum
1991-12-01
Upplaga
New e.
Förlag
Penguin Books Ltd
Illustratör/Fotograf
maps
Illustrationer
maps
Dimensioner
195 x 130 x 10 mm
Vikt
100 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780140136296
How to Lie with Statistics (häftad)

How to Lie with Statistics

Häftad Engelska, 1991-12-01
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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.
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Mr. Huff's lively, human-interest treatment of the dry-as-bones subject of statistics is a timely tonic. . . . This book needed to be written, and makes its points in an entertaining and highly readable manner. Illustrator and author pool their considerable talents to provide light lively reading and cartoon far which will entertain, really inform, and take the wind out of many an overblown statistical sail. A pleasantly subversive little book, Guaranteed to undermine your faith in the almighty statistic.

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