How to live with statistics

Front Cover
Penguin Books, Limited, 1991 - Mathematics - 124 pages
153 Reviews
Darrell Huff runs the gamut of every popularly used type of statistic, probes such things as the sample study, the tabulation method, the interview technique, or the way the results are derived from the figures, and points up the countless number of dodges which are used to fool rather than inform.

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
57
4 stars
57
3 stars
26
2 stars
11
1 star
2

Interesting and easy to read. - Goodreads
A very funny introduction to the misuse of statistics. - Goodreads
On the bright side, the illustrations were nice. - Goodreads
I often find them dull, boring, and difficult to read. - Goodreads
A piece of writing as practical as it is poignant. - Goodreads
A fun introduction to the art of statistics. - Goodreads

Review: How to Lie with Statistics

User Review  - Zhang Stanley - Goodreads

Book mentioned by JC maths teacher during stats lecture. Manage to read this classic after so many years graduating from JC. A good book indeed. Read full review

Review: How to Lie with Statistics

User Review  - Judy - Goodreads

excellent even if the examples are dated!! Read full review

About the author (1991)

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

Bibliographic information