How to Lie with Statistics

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Penguin Books, 1991 - Mathematics - 124 pages
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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.

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User Review  - trilliams - LibraryThing

A good cursory introduction to how easy it is to send wrong messages through statistics. A bit unnerving how a lot of this is still applicable. Don't expect to learn Inception-level skills. Read full review

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User Review  - kgeorge - LibraryThing

This book explains how numbers and statistics can be manipulated to reflect data results in one's favor. The writing is easy to understand and the author uses relevant examples. However, since this ... Read full review

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About the author (1991)

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

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