How to Lie with Statistics Darrell Huff

How to Lie with Statistics

Author: Darrell Huff
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Book Title
How to Lie with Statistics
Author
Darrell Huff
ISBN
9780393310726
From distorted graphs and biased samples to misleading averages, there are countless statistical dodges that lend cover to anyone with an ax to grind or a product to sell. With abundant examples and illustrations, Darrell Huff's lively and engaging primer clarifies the basic principles of statistics and explains how they're used to present information in honest and not-so-honest ways. Now even more indispensable in our data-driven world than it was when first published, How to Lie with Statistics is the book that generations of readers have relied on to keep from being fooled.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Darrell HuffPublisher: W. W. Norton & CompanyPublished: 10/17/1993ISBN: 9780393310726Pages: 144Weight: 0.30lbsSize: 8.30h x 5.58w x 0.37d

From distorted graphs and biased samples to misleading averages, there are countless statistical dodges that lend cover to anyone with an ax to grind or a product to sell. With abundant examples and illustrations, Darrell Huff's lively and engaging primer clarifies the basic principles of statistics and explains how they're used to present information in honest and not-so-honest ways. Now even more indispensable in our data-driven world than it was when first published, How to Lie with Statistics is the book that generations of readers have relied on to keep from being fooled.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Darrell Huff
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Published: 10/17/1993
ISBN: 9780393310726
Pages: 144
Weight: 0.30lbs
Size: 8.30h x 5.58w x 0.37d

From distorted graphs and biased samples to misleading averages, there are countless statistical dodges that lend cover to anyone with an ax to grind or a product to sell. With abundant examples and illustrations, Darrell Huff's lively and engaging primer clarifies the basic principles of statistics and explains how they're used to present information in honest and not-so-honest ways. Now even more indispensable in our data-driven world than it was when first published, How to Lie with Statistics is the book that generations of readers have relied on to keep from being fooled.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Darrell Huff
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Published: 10/17/1993
ISBN: 9780393310726
Pages: 144
Weight: 0.30lbs
Size: 8.30h x 5.58w x 0.37d