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The data detective : ten easy rules to make sense of statistics

text The data detective : ten easy rules to make sense of statistics

Summary
"Today we think statistics are the enemy, numbers used to mislead and confuse us. That's a mistake, Tim Harford says in The Data Detective. We shouldn't be suspicious of statistics-we need to understand what they mean and how they can improve our ... Read more
Contents
Introduction: How to lie with statistics -- Rule one : search your feelings -- Rule two : ponder your personal experience -- Rule three : avoid premature enumeration -- Rule four : step back and enjoy the view -- Rule five : get the backstory -- R... Read more
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323 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Publisher
Riverhead Books 2021

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TADL-IPL 001.4 Harford 2021 in Adult Non-fiction Available

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