How to Lie with Statistics

If you want to outsmart a crook, learn his tricks—Darrell Huff explains exactly how in the classic How to Lie with Statistics. 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.

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  • Author : Darrell Huff
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Pages : 144 pages
  • ISBN : 0393070875
  • Rating : 4/5 from 30 reviews
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How to Lie with Statistics

How to Lie with Statistics
  • Author : Darrell Huff
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 07 December 2010
GET THIS BOOKHow to Lie with Statistics

If you want to outsmart a crook, learn his tricks—Darrell Huff explains exactly how in the classic How to Lie with Statistics. 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

How to Lie with Statistics

How to Lie with Statistics
  • Author : Darrell Huff
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 17 October 1993
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Over Half a Million Copies Sold--an Honest-to-Goodness Bestseller 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 full rather than to inform.

How to Lie with Statistics

How to Lie with Statistics
  • Author : Darrell Huff
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton
  • Release : 17 October 1993
GET THIS BOOKHow to Lie with Statistics

If you want to outsmart a crook, learn his tricks—Darrell Huff explains exactly how in the classic How to Lie with Statistics. 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

Understanding Statistics and Experimental Design

Understanding Statistics and Experimental Design
  • Author : Michael H. Herzog,Gregory Francis,Aaron Clarke
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 13 August 2019
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This open access textbook provides the background needed to correctly use, interpret and understand statistics and statistical data in diverse settings. Part I makes key concepts in statistics readily clear. Parts I and II give an overview of the most common tests (t-test, ANOVA, correlations) and work out their statistical principles. Part III provides insight into meta-statistics (statistics of statistics) and demonstrates why experiments often do not replicate. Finally, the textbook shows how complex statistics can be avoided by using

How to Lie with Maps

How to Lie with Maps
  • Author : Mark Monmonier
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 10 December 2014
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Originally published to wide acclaim, this lively, cleverly illustrated essay on the use and abuse of maps teaches us how to evaluate maps critically and promotes a healthy skepticism about these easy-to-manipulate models of reality. Monmonier shows that, despite their immense value, maps lie. In fact, they must. The second edition is updated with the addition of two new chapters, 10 color plates, and a new foreword by renowned geographer H. J. de Blij. One new chapter examines the role of

Damned Lies and Statistics

Damned Lies and Statistics
  • Author : Joel Best
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 07 August 2012
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Here, by popular demand, is the updated edition to Joel Best's classic guide to understanding how numbers can confuse us. In his new afterword, Best uses examples from recent policy debates to reflect on the challenges to improving statistical literacy. Since its publication ten years ago, Damned Lies and Statistics has emerged as the go-to handbook for spotting bad statistics and learning to think critically about these influential numbers.

The Tiger That Isn't

The Tiger That Isn't
  • Author : Andrew Dilnot,Michael Blastland
  • Publisher : Profile Books
  • Release : 09 July 2010
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Mathematics scares and depresses most of us, but politicians, journalists and everyone in power use numbers all the time to bamboozle us. Most maths is really simple - as easy as 2+2 in fact. Better still it can be understood without any jargon, any formulas - and in fact not even many numbers. Most of it is commonsense, and by using a few really simple principles one can quickly see when maths, statistics and numbers are being abused to play tricks

How Charts Lie: Getting Smarter about Visual Information

How Charts Lie: Getting Smarter about Visual Information
  • Author : Alberto Cairo
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 15 October 2019
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A leading data visualization expert explores the negative—and positive—influences that charts have on our perception of truth. We’ve all heard that a picture is worth a thousand words, but what if we don’t understand what we’re looking at? Social media has made charts, infographics, and diagrams ubiquitous—and easier to share than ever. We associate charts with science and reason; the flashy visuals are both appealing and persuasive. Pie charts, maps, bar and line graphs,

Graphs Don’t Lie

Graphs Don’t Lie
  • Author : Lee Baker
  • Publisher : Lee Baker
  • Release : 12 February 2018
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Sarah Palin, abortions, global warming and Usain Bolt. The CEO of Apple, 35 trillion gun deaths in 1995, Fox News and 193%. This book has got scandals galore! With 9 witty chapters taking you on a roller coaster tour of graphical lies, pictorial deceits and pie charts of mayhem, this might just be the most entertaining book about graphs you’ll read this year. Did you know that between them, Sarah Palin, Mike Huckabee and Mitt Romney enjoyed a total of 193% support from Republican

Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data

Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data
  • Author : Charles Wheelan
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 07 January 2013
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“Brilliant, funny . . . the best math teacher you never had.”—San Francisco Chronicle Once considered tedious, the field of statistics is rapidly evolving into a discipline Hal Varian, chief economist at Google, has actually called “sexy.” From batting averages and political polls to game shows and medical research, the real-world application of statistics continues to grow by leaps and bounds. How can we catch schools that cheat on standardized tests? How does Netflix know which movies you’ll like? What is

How to Lie with Maps, Third Edition

How to Lie with Maps, Third Edition
  • Author : Mark Monmonier
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 13 April 2018
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An instant classic when first published in 1991, How to Lie with Maps revealed how the choices mapmakers make—consciously or unconsciously—mean that every map inevitably presents only one of many possible stories about the places it depicts. The principles Mark Monmonier outlined back then remain true today, despite significant technological changes in the making and use of maps. The introduction and spread of digital maps and mapping software, however, have added new wrinkles to the ever-evolving landscape of modern