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How to Lie with Statistics

by Darrell Huff

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 to inform....
Publish Date
1993
October 16
Goodreads rating
3.87
ISBN
9780393310726
Tags
nonfictionsciencebusinessmath
Recommendations
2
Recommendations
A great introduction to the use of statistics, and a great refresher for anyone who’s already well versed in it.     source
A cute little tiny book that tells you all the things about people who want to fool you into thinking something that’s true, that’s not, and how they manipulate statistics in order to accomplish this.     source