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

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  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
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  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
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